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Gubi | Sofas

Gubi Olsen and his wife Lisbeth Olsen founded Gubi in 1967. The company has been based since the beginning on product design and development. Over the years, the two designers have created a large collection of upholstered furniture and a furniture fabric, called Holmens Klæde.

The Gubi family has now re-established a creative platform for the development of innovative, functional design with global market appeal, which has brought Gubi back to the forefront of the Danish design world. With this new foundation firmly in place, strategy is now focused on the development of unique design icons.

Since 1967, Gubi’s core philosophy has been to create timeless designs, with aesthetics, innovation, functionality and quality as guiding principles. Gubi’s many new designs are developed partly in cooperation with designers who have previously left their mark on Gubi products and partly in association with a number of new designers who, in turn, will add new stories to the Gubi saga.

Currently, Gubi is concentrating on building a classic collection of design icons from 1930 to the present. The collection covers both a wide geographical area and timeline, but the focus is always on the same core values, so there is a consistent theme running through the entire collection. Gubi’s classics include designs by Barba Corsini, Greta Magnusson Grossman and Mathieu Matégot.

This brand has collaborated with: Robert Dudley Best, Greta Magnusson Grossman, Komplot Design, Mathieu Matégot, Barba Corsini, Bonderup & Thorup, GamFratesi, Jacques Adnet, Louis Weisdorf, Oliver Schick, Space Copenhagen, Gio Ponti, Paavo Tynell, Pierre Paulin, Carlo De Carli, Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist, Marcel Gascoin, OEO Studio, Bill Curry, Mathias Rasmussen, Tove Kindt-Larsen, Joaquim Ruiz Millet

Some popular Gubi products: Gubi dining chairs, Gubi chairs, Gubi lighting, Gubi mirrors, Gubi furniture, Gubi lounge chairs


4 products

4 products

Stay sofa 190 x 95 cm, Velluto 234

$7,125.00

Available for order

Stay sofa 190 x 70 cm, Velluto 420

$6,975.00

Available for order

Wonder 2-seater sofa, linen

$4,492.00

Available for order

Wonder 3-seater sofa, linen

$6,264.00

Available for order

Choose a perfect sofa in the Scandinavian style

A sofa is one of the most important pieces of furniture in the home. Sofas and couches invite you to relax after a busy day, to enjoy soft comfort and spend time together. A sofa is an ideal place for taking a nap and serves as a reserve bed for visitors if need be. A sofa is a long-term investment that should endure daily use for years, even decades. That is why a good-quality sofa is a good investment. Take a look at Finnish Design Shop’s diverse selection of Nordic sofas and couches from leading Scandinavian design brands.

The size makes the sofa a dominant furniture piece to be selected with care. Consider what fits the room best: a 2-seater or a 3-seater, a chaise longue or a modular sectional sofa. A sofa-bed is a practical choice if the sofa will be regularly used as a spare bed. You should also consider whether you prefer a soft sofa or a more firm one, and what fits your home the best – a fully upholstered sofa or, for instance, a delicate wood-framed sofa. It is advisable to leave ample space around the couch to maintain a spacious look in the room.

There are two equally popular upholstery options for sofas: leather and textile. Whichever you choose, Finnish Design Shop sells quality that lasts. The upholstery fabrics of our sofas include sturdy natural materials such as wool, linen, cotton, and we also have sofas upholstered in luxurious velvet. The Martindale value, which quantifies abrasion resistance, describes the durability of the fabric. In regular home use, the value should be at least 20,000. The colour of the fabric is essential as well. Earthy shades of grey, white and brown are basic colours in Scandinavian design, but why not add a splash of colour to the room by selecting a yellow, bright red or petrol blue sofa.

We have collected a fantastic range of quality Scandinavian sofas and couches from various decades of modern design. We have many mid-century sofa classics, including wooden sofas by Klassik Studio and rattan sofas by Sika-Design as well as modern sofas by Muuto, Hakola, &Tradition and Hay. Once you find your favourite, complete the set with a coffee table, pouf and maybe a couple of cushions of your choice. Take a look at Finnish Design Shop’s selection and order the sofa of your dreams!

Some popular categories: Hay sofas, Muuto sofas