Should you buy the marshmallow sofa?!

Should you buy the marshmallow sofa?!

marshmallow sofa

 

Marshmallow sofas combine innovation, practicality and distinctiveness to become one of the most sought after pieces of furniture available today. There may be many other designers who have wilder and more imaginative designs, but none in my opinion can match the blend of art, technology and design that flows through the veins of a George Nelson piece. Keep reading as we dissect the Marshmallow sofa by George Nelson.

 

What are the features of the Marshmallow sofa?

The George Nelson Marshmallow sofa is an icon of mid-century design. It was made between 1955 and 1957 in a limited edition of 18 pieces. The sofa was designed by George Nelson, who was inspired by the lightweight foam used in airplane interiors which led to his creation of a soft, squishy, and puffy piece of furniture. The Marshmallow sofa has become iconic as it has been featured in many popular movies and television series such as Annie Hall, Mad Men, Sex and the City, Friends and Ugly Betty. Marshmallow sofas were made with fiberglass shells that were then covered with foam cushions which were filled with polyurethane foam. The upholstery is made out of cotton fabric which was then stapled to the frame. The Marshmallow sofas are considered to be one of the most iconic furniture designs of all time due to their comfy shape and oversized proportions. The sizes for these couches range from 2 to 6 feet wide depending on how big or small you want your marshmallow to be. The Marshmallow sofas are also known for their light weight since they are made from fiberglass covered with foam which makes them easy to move around if need be. The original marshmallow sofa was designed by George Nelson in 1956, and it is still loved today for its clean, modern look. The cushions are actually made of foam instead of the fluffy marshmallows you might expect to see, but that doesn't mean that this sofa can't be a sweet addition to your home.

 

lady in marshmallow sofa

 

Where can you place the marshmallow sofa?

As one of the most iconic designs of the 20th century, the George Nelson Marshmallow sofa is a design icon that can be found in almost every inner city loft and mid-century modern home. But where do you use it?

Your bedroom: The compact size and comfy cushions are perfect for falling asleep on after a long day of work.

 Your office: The height of the Marshmallow sofa makes it super easy to get in and out of, so you can quickly transition from working hard at your desk to kicking back with a novel (or Netflix binge) without having to stand up again!

 Your guest room: If you're ever lucky enough to have guests over, you never have to worry about them not having somewhere to sit! The Marshmallow sofa is perfect for extra seating when you have people over, though we recommend putting it in your living room by default since you don't want your guests getting too comfortable…

Your bathroom: If you want to add some extra comfort while you're lounging around in the tub or shower, this is a great option. Just make sure not to get water on it—it's not waterproof!

 

Is the marshmallow sofa comfortable?

There are mixed reactions to whether the marshmallow sofa is comfortable or not? Considering the materials it is made up of, we want to tell you that it is very comfortable. The padding holds your body closely, and would not cause any strain or pain to you.

 

What can you pair it with?

For a mid-century modern look, pair the Marshmallow Sofa with the following pieces:

The Ball Clock. This is a fun and quirky piece of art that is both functional and unexpected. It will also help to balance out the whimsical shape of the sofa.

The Nelson Swag Leg Desk. This desk features clean lines and an elegant shape that will help add some definition to your room. The pale wood will also complement the tufted white upholstery of the sofa.

The coconut chair. This chair is a little bit more playful than the other pieces, and it will help to balance out the seriousness of your desk without looking out-of-place or competing with it for attention.

Overall, try not to overcrowd your space with too many pieces of furniture or too much decoration. You want to keep your room open enough so that people can move around comfortably, but you also want to make sure that your furniture looks intentional rather than haphazardly placed in a room just because you needed something there.

 

black marshmallow sofa

 

Can it be used outdoors?

The George Nelson Marshmallow Sofa can be used outdoors! However, this will depend on what kind of outdoor space you have. If your space is covered and not exposed to direct sunlight or rain, then you will probably be just fine using your George Nelson Marshmallow Sofa outside. The cushions are made of a special foam that will hold up well in the elements. However, if your outdoor space is exposed to direct sunlight or rain, then you may want to reconsider putting your George Nelson Marshmallow Sofa there. In these conditions, the foam cushioning in the sofa can break down more quickly than it would indoors and over time become squishy and useless.

 

What are the color and fabric options available?

The George Nelson Marshmallow Sofa comes in a variety of colors and fabrics to suit your needs!

Colors include: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, White and Mixed colors.

Fabric options include: Cotton velvet, faux leather and Italian leather.

 

What size options are available?

This sofa comes in a variety of different sizes available:

  1. A standard 2-seater measures 31" W x 25" D x 29" H and weighs 45 lbs, making it easy to move around the house. This is the most popular option. And we definitely have this in stock.
  2. If you need something a little bigger, there's also a 3-seater option that measures 54" W x 25" D x 29" H. It weighs 65 lbs, so you'll want to make sure you have help moving it into place.
  3. If you want something even larger than that? You're in luck! There's a 4-seater model that measures 77" W x 25" D x 29" H.

 

Cleaning and maintaining the marshmallow sofa

It's easy to clean and maintain your Marshmallow Sofa! Here are some instructions to help you keep it looking its best. First, remove any dirt or stains by wiping the piece with a soft, dry cloth. It's fine to use soap if necessary, but make sure that you keep the soap away from the foam in order to avoid any problems. After you've finished cleaning, it's time to fluff up the sofa's inner core. To do this, simply get a hair dryer and blow hot air into the sofa until it has regained its original shape. Finally, you can use an upholstery tool (or any other small, flat object) to poke out any air bubbles that have formed within the foam since your last cleaning.

 

Benefits of using the marshmallow sofa

  1. The foam is designed to be as comfy as possible.
  2. The outside is incredibly soft and easy to clean.
  3. The cushions are made of breathable mesh, so they're very comfortable on hot day.
  4. The foam is durable, but should still be removed from direct sunlight.
  5. The foam molds to your body shape, making you feel like you're being hugged by your seat

 

marshmallow sofa

 

In summary, the George Nelson marshmallow sofa is a timeless classic worth investing in. It’s versatile enough to blend in with most styles, but its bold color makes it stand out and add a pop of color to your space! Plus, it would look equally at home in an office or on your living room or bedroom. What are you waiting for? Shop now!

 

George nelson marshmallow sofa
The George Nelson Marshmallow sofa is an icon of mid-century design. It
was made between 1955 and 1957 in a limited edition of 18 pieces. The
sofa was designed by George Nelson, who was inspired by the lightweight
foam used in airplane interiors which led to his creation of a soft,
squishy, and puffy piece of furniture.

Nelson marshmallow sofa
Marshmallow sofas combine innovation, practicality and distinctiveness
to become one of the most sought after pieces of furniture available
today.

George nelson marshmallow sofa chair
Marshmallow sofas combine innovation, practicality and distinctiveness
to become one of the most sought after pieces of furniture available
today.

George nelson marshmallow sofa 1956
The George Nelson Marshmallow sofa is an icon of mid-century design. It
was made between 1955 and 1957 in a limited edition of 18 pieces. The
sofa was designed by George Nelson, who was inspired by the lightweight
foam used in airplane interiors which led to his creation of a soft,
squishy, and puffy piece of furniture.

Herman miller marshmallow sofa
George Nelson originally made the marshmallow sofa for herman miller
furnitures.


Marshmallow sofa for sale
George Nelson marshmallow sofa is a timeless classic worth investing
in. It’s versatile enough to blend in with most styles, but its bold
color makes it stand out and add a pop of color to your space! Plus, it
would look equally at home in an office or on your living room or
bedroom. What are you waiting for? Shop now!

Marshmallow couch herman miller
George Nelson originally made the marshmallow sofa for herman miller
furnitures.

Marshmallow couch
The original marshmallow sofa was designed by George Nelson in 1956,
and it is still loved today for its clean, modern look. The cushions
are actually made of foam instead of the fluffy marshmallows you might
expect to see, but that doesn't mean that this sofa can't be a sweet
addition to your home.

George nelson sofa
The George Nelson Marshmallow sofa is an icon of mid-century design. It
was made between 1955 and 1957 in a limited edition of 18 pieces. The
sofa was designed by George Nelson, who was inspired by the lightweight
foam used in airplane interiors which led to his creation of a soft,
squishy, and puffy piece of furniture.
marshmallow fold out couch

 

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