Crate & Barrel The Shelter Sofa

The original design that defined '70s modern seems more relevant now than ever. This iconic statement piece, a 1971 collaboration between the visionary designer Milo Baughman and modern pioneer Thayer Coggin, features a dramatic high back and sheltering sides that cocoon in deep comfort for hours of media, reading and conversation. Innovative two-piece design—the sofa deck lifts out of the shelter frame—was originally configured to allow for easy New York City apartment deliveries through narrow doorways, halls and corner turns and is still ingenious for today. Beautifully tailored in a nubby, linen-y natural subtle herringbone that's casually luxe, it's a piece meant to be filled with good company and pillows (five included). The Shelter Sofa is crafted for Crate and Barrel to the original specifications at the original Thayer Coggin workshop in North Carolina. Almost a half-century later, the only change is a green one—it's now eco-friendly. Milo and Thayer would like that. The Shelter Sofa in Clubhouse Parchment is now on sale. Other colors available at additional cost. After you place your order, we will send a fabric swatch via next day air for your final approval. We will contact you to verify both your receipt and approval of the fabric swatch before finalizing your order.
  • Designed by Milo Baughman for Thayer Coggin
  • Eco-friendly construction
  • Kiln dried hardwood frame
  • Seat cushions are soy-based polyfoam with fiber encased in downproof ticking
  • Backs are 100% trillium fiber encased in downproof ticking
  • Synthetic webbing
  • Polyacrylic-polyester blend fabric
  • Topstitched detailing
  • Hardwood legs have an ebony finish
  • Benchmade
  • See additional frame options below
  • Made in North Carolina, USA
$2,999 $2,199
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