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Wondering about differences in this similar furniture? Today we’re going to talk about two of the most iconic pieces of the Mies van der Rohe Barcelona collection.

Mies Rohe created his own twentieth-century architectural style based on extreme and pure simplicity. Its collections are made with modern materials such as industrial steel and flat glass to define elegance and refinement. 

Setting a goal to achieve and trying to always keep the essence of the modern era helped to guide him in the creative process of the Barcelona collection. 

“God is in the details”.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Before mention its specific differences it’s important to know and describe precisely each piece . 

Scroll down and know all its features!

The Barcelona Loveseat – An Innovation from the time of its creation

Loveseats were invented (late 17th century) and its usage was related to women to sit while using the old traditional big dresses. Lately, at that time women started to find that there was more space on these seats, seeing as an option to offer a private space to talk with their lover. 

Barcelona Loveseat

At that time Loveseats were made only by wooden, but at the end of the 20th century, this furniture lost its primary way and started to become more functional. 

This is where the Barcelona Loveseat comes in! Offering the indistinguishable pure elegance of the goal that Mies established at that time, providing you comfort with its unique cushions and structure. 

Both seat and back cushions feature individually cut and sewn leather panels with high-density, fire-resistant urethane foam for optimum detailing and quality.

Barcelona Sofa – Modern piece for a living room

Mies not only created a loveseat he also wanted to invent a whole furniture collection for the perfect room environment; living room, office, and so on. So what a perfect addition than a stylized sofa.

The Barcelona sofa features Italian Leather individual panels cut, hand-welted, and hand-tufted with top-grain premium Italian leather all taken from a single cowhide leather piece. All its panels are sitting upon a reliable, polished stainless steel base. 

Comparing the Barcelona Loveseat & Sofa

We have placed a comparison chart containing the height, depth, weight and more information so that you understand or recognize the differences between the two mentioned furniture.

Barcelona LoveseatBarcelona Sofa
Height: 31.5Height: 31.5
Width : 51.5Overall Width: 71
Depth: 29.5Overall Depth: 29.5
Seat Height: 17.5Seat Height: 31.5
Weight: 98lbsWeight: 98lbs

In summary, you could see a Barcelona loveseat as a combination of a Barcelona chair and a sofa. 

Do you think there is another difference between these iconic furniture? Comment below!