Frank Ocean Takes His Couches Very Seriously
Sitting your rear-end down on a Ikea couch (which aren’t that bad, a bit generic, no hate though) or on a multi-thousand dollar couch? Generally, in the voice of the majority of the people, ‘we don’t really care, but it does ‘semi’ have to blend in with the rest of the interior’. However, the remainder of those people seem to have chosen for the ‘I’m an interior designer in my free-time lifestyle’. For those people, Frank Ocean is the one that feeds you candy for the eye by showing his insane couch on social media.
Frank Ocean shared a beautiful picture back in October, in which he lays on this incredible sofa in teal colorway. What makes this picture so interesting; is the ratio of person to sofa. The sofa is huge in comparison with Ocean, plus it has some uncommon but oddly satisfying shapes to it. It makes you want to lay and jump on it, feel the cozy-ness and share the comfy-ness in a way. To cap it all, it’s a really interesting sofa with a more interesting backstory.
This piece is an original Pierre Paulin, a innovative French designer who designed this absolute masterpiece of a couch back in the 70’s. He was a trained ceramist and stone-carver with an eye for geometrical shapes and forms, which he molded into his furniture design. Furthermore, the couches he made were absolutely beautiful to say the least, on top of that, they were very modern for their time. Regardless, after international success, the sofa’s he’s made became unfashionable.
As shown on the website of Ralph Pucci, where the exact sofa is being displayed, the couch exists of four different modules. Moreover, the modules are moveable and interchangeable to accommodate every situation, this way you get to create your own unique environment. It will indeed fetch your eyes when you walk past one, but you’ll probably end up running out of breath when you hear the price. Each module of the couch will range from $5,400 to $8,200, hefty price, but in the end it will get you this sick sofa.
By Kevin Vergeer