This is a reproduction of the popular Mies van der Rohe Daybed, also known as the "Barcelona Daybed" or "Barcelona Sofa". This design was first introduced and recognized as a signature modernist furniture model in architect Phillip Johnson’s New York apartment.
Our reproduction of the Mies van der Rohe Barcelona Daybed is true to the size and geometry original design. The frame is constructed from premium grade hardwood (walnut or ash) - 4" wide x 1.5" thick - with 4 finish choices: medium walnut, dark walnut, rosewood walnut, or ebonized black ash. The stainless steel legs are hand-polished to a high luster finish, are 1.5 inches in diameter and have a smooth plastic foot. There is a choice of seat height: either the standard 15" height (using 9 inch legs) or 18" seat height (using 12 inch legs).
The cushion surfaces consist of 78 individual top-grain, aniline dyed leather panels; each piece is cut and hand-sewn using a hand-rolling welting technique found on the "signature" brand, but not found in other reproductions on the market. Inside the cushion is high resilient - high density polyurethane foam. The cushion is supported by heavy saddle leather straps screwed to the frame and whose top match the leather color. The bolster pillow features tufting at each end and is attached with buckled straps. The bolster measures 8 inches in diameter by 36 inch long.
Shown here in Autumn Tan leather. Features:
- Solid wood frame available in four wood finishes
- Matching leather belting and polished stainless steel legs
- High Resilient Multi-Density Foam
- Choice of leather colors
Overall: 76.5w x 37d x 15h
Bolster: 36l x 8d
Seat Height: 15h (or 18h with 12 inch legs)
Requirements for Your Own Material:
Leather: 110 sq ftRead our Comparison Guide