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#002 WorkSofa


#002 WorkSofa

PROOF: Design Studio Makkink & Bey

Product Information

Meeting/ Visitor Chairs.

The idea for the WorkSofa grew out of our commitment to stimulate ‘genuine’ communication. We believe that by sitting naturally we can influence people’s approach to one another. After intensive research into the activity of sitting and the nature of maximizing social activity Studio Makkink & Bey have come across many different possibilities for creating a new furniture piece.

As a result of these, the idea of modularity and flexibility became the primary focus in creating the WorkSofa — essential ingredients when it comes to honouring the needs of users. In every instance, the different characteristics of the WorkSofa offer many new possibilities and configurations in which stylish pieces of the puzzle allow for endless varieties of communication to occur.  From informal to intimate, the modular WorkSofa has proven itself as an ideal setting for public meetings, presentations, brainstorm sessions and group work — or even a place to have a meeting with oneself. As the sofa changes, new ways of being social are revealed, depending on whihc height and layout suits your meeting.

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#002 WorkSofa Product Specification Sheet

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Design: Studio Makkink & Bey

Studio Makkink & Bey Rotterdam, The Netherlands, designer



Architect Rianne Makkink and designer Jurgen Bey have been working with an interdisciplinary design team since 2002. They work in various domains including spatial, product and exhibition design. Every product is the result of a dialogue between a group of talented creative’s working in an environment that promotes experimentation and free thinking.

Prooff launched in 2006 with the EarChair designed by Jurgen Bey. Since then, the studio has continued to research the evolving work landscape and developed the WorkSofa, SideSeat and BeTween as a result.


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