Kaare Klint designed the Addition Sofa in 1933, originally
inspired by a French rococo sofa. Klint wished to simplify it by
designing a sofa with easily moveable sections that could be placed
together as desired.
The first variant was created in the early 1930s for the
influential New Carlsberg Foundation offices in Copenhagen. Klint
went on refining the design, and the sofa quickly earned
recognition for its simple construction and advanced
The Addition Sofa without back is trimmed with piping to ensure
beautiful, clean seams around the seat. The leather pleats create
rhomboid panels that are held in place with leather-covered buttons
and open up when pressure is applied to the sofa to keep the
leather from overstretching.
The frame is produced in solid wood and the seat is upholstered