Sliding Sofa from Design Within Reach

Sliding Sofa from Design Within Reach

Aaron Able
Sep 15, 2010

The Sliding Sofa has been part of the DWR lineup for as long as I can remember — I'm fairly certain it was in their first catalog (before they had an online presence!). The design is very straightforward and utilitarian — which translates to a sleeper where the transition process is intuitive.

The foam is dense enough to be comfortable and hold up to use as both a sofa AND a bed — important for a sleeper! The Sliding Sofa seems an excellent "sleeper" candidate (ha!) for someone looking for a sofa that they will use just as frequently as a bed.

SLIDING SOFA

PROS intuitive transition process, minimal and basic, slipcovers
CONS limited colors (3), really expensive for such a basic design

DISTRIBUTOR DWR
PRICE $3,500
DESIGNER Pietro Arosio
DIMENSIONS sofa | 32.5"H x 80"W x 34"D Seat 16"H
bed | 16"H x 80"W x 57"D
TRANSITION EASE A
Sliding Sofa Slipcovers are available from DWR for $1,300

Do you have experience with the Sliding Sofa?

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Images: 1& 3-5: DWR ; 2: Aaron Able

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