Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Matinee by Vladimir Kagan

Lani and I are looking for a couch. The first step for us is to look at and discuss as many different styles of couches as we can. To that end, we went to EQ3 and Bellachs yesterday.

EQ3 is always interesting. Mostly knockoffs of furniture you might see at DWR. It was fun discussing the furniture, but we didn't see anything that we agreed suited our apartment.

Bellachs has a huge selection of couches. And that's were we found this jewel:

It's called the Matinee. It's made by American Leather, and was designed by Vladimir Kagan.

First, and most importantly, it's comfortable. The back is low, but angled just right. The tight armrests allow maximum seating space. More space if you remove the Tootsie Roll throw pillows. Ingeniously, the back lifts off to convert to a day bed.

The Matinee we saw was in contrasting colours, but we'd like it in black or a very dark blue. American Leather will make it in any of there colour choices.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting. I'm considering purchasing 2 of the Matinee in Bison Brown leather. I want to create a conversation pit in my living room. Will also have a plasma TV and 1 or 2 pcs of small furniture. The sofas will definitely dominate. I'm worried I'll regret purchasing 2. I'm obsessing about it because the cost of 2 is $7K