sofa collection, 2018
2 Seater: H 700 W 1700 D 850 mm, seat H 400 mm
3 Seater: H 700 W 2550 D 850 mm, seat H 400 mm
pouf: H 400 ø 850 mm, seat height ca. 400 mm
comes with Kvadrat textiles

Photo: Courtesy of Common
Project assistant: Christophe Armand
Producer: Common

Hood is a plain and clean looking armless sofa with a seamless backrest. The key visual elements are the embossed cushions on the seat surface, delimited by stitched pipings. The collection offers a range of entry price basics. Whilst being truly casual through their basic function, armless sofas offer some extras for all-around users – we love the fact that one can easily sleep on the couch since no armrests are in the way. Not to forget the famous facing-down reading position, where the book is lying on the floor and one’s head is hanging over the sofa’s edge… a must have for long reads!

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D–12059 Berlin
+49 (0)30 49209511

GECKELER MICHELS explores product functionality around human habits, with a forecasting eye on ever evolving usages and ways of expression. The duo articulates innovative positions, deliberately embracing history of design, contemporary technologies and digital design methods. GECKELER MICHELS’ functionalist approach is typically complemented by an intriguing detail or logic, lending the product a thrilling and thus long-standing narrative.

David Geckeler and Frank Michels established their Berlin based design studio in 2013. Areas of work include furniture, lighting, products and spaces. The research-led practice focuses on autonomous in-house studies, as well as creative direction and product collections for their clients, whilst also producing editions and one-offs.

GECKELER MICHELS generally offers 6 months internships. To apply, please send your CV and portfolio (not larger than 5 MB). Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to every email.

20. Nov. 2018

Five-page studio portrait with long interview and new images in Swiss’ Das Ideale Heim magazine. Text by Carina Itten, Photography Mirjam Kluka, Berlin, Summer 2018

09. Nov. 2018

Adopt a designer: Oyster stools and barstools exhibited at Beckstreet Five design shop’s window display in Luxembourg city during Design City LX Festival 2018, main event 20–21.10.2018, and continued for an undetermined period, 5 Rue Beck, L-1222 Luxembourg

www.designcity.lu/2018/en/adopt-a-designer_15/ www.beckstreet.lu/ www.thisisutil.com/product/oyster/
20. Oct. 2018

Appearance in article ‘Generation Berlin’ by Jasmin Jouhar for IDEAT magazine, Octobre / November 2018 Issue


David Geckeler
Frank Michels

Art-Direction, Design: bus.group

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