Created by Barcelona-based industrial designer Sebastian Alberdi, the Gala Sofa design started from a very specific briefing from a client who wanted a dining sofa—a piece of furniture that strikes a balance between a dining chair and a bench.
Gala Sofa is made of an upholstered moulded foam shell and a black powder coated steel structure, and now a entire collection is manufactured and distributed by Scandinavian company Bolia. The designer tells us:
What started being a very specific product request ended up as a full upholstered family composed by a low back dining sofa and a high back sofa version, both available as a one, two, three and four seater.
I really like the final result presented in the Gala Sofa—a beautiful mix between chair, sofa and bench characteristics to create a singular furniture product with a sophisticated and minimal finish.