edra flap sofa

Edra flap sofa by Francesco Binfare

Your opportunity to own a global design icon. An Edra flap sofa by Francesco Binfare in the black zip-off ‘technical’ upholstery option.

Designed / launched by whom/when: designed in 2000 by Francesco Binfare for edra Italy. Binfare grew up surrounded by nature in the Valtellina region of northern Italy. Apprenticeships with two of the best, Cesare Cassina and B&BItalia led to an invitation to design for Edra in 1992 where he created the iconic flap sofa.

Inspiration: ‘anatomic design’ that responds to the need of the moment.

Fabrication: Two joined pieces. Chromed steel frame with 9 adjustable parts, breathable polyurethane filling with polyamide casing, original black lycra zip-off technical cover, scratchproof aluminium feet with rubber stoppers.

Hidden Features: Edra makes replacement covers to order. *leather cover from $11,000 or fabric from $7500. Or the limited edition Sky Kiss printed leather cover.

Design Consigned Stylist: Futuristic furniture for life. Your guests in the know will enviously eye this famous design. Easily adapts to all your needs, from party ‘perch’ to regular sofa to personal daybed. Best placed centrally to highlight its unusual shape.

Design Consigned Collector: Authentic original, made in Italy by edra SPA. Several years old. Frame fully functional in 4/5 excellent condition. Cover 3/5. All original assembly parts included.

Stamp or Mark of authenticity: wears edra tag

DC Insider: Expect to pay $30,000 up to $45,000 for a new one.


  • Dimensions: L355cm D166cm H84cm SH34cm
  • Condition: 3/5


  • Francesco Binfare