Edward Wormley 5407 Party sofas x2

Amazing pair of three seater Edward Wormley design 5407 ‘party’ sofas, upholstered in a glamorous ‘slubbed’ aquamarine fabric. 


The traditional Chesterfield sofa is an English ‘aristocratic’ design of the 1800s. It’s signature features are rolled arms, buttoned upholstery and matching back and arm height. This sofa is a modern take on the original style.

Designed by, when : Edward Wormley (1907-1995) was an American modernist furniture Designer. He created the ‘party’ sofa for Furniture makers, Dunbar USA, in 1954.

Inspiration: A modernist interpretation of the traditional Chesterfield sofa with it’s ‘flattened’ back and arms. Edward Wormley took classic design elements and translated them into a modern vernacular.

Fabrication: Solid timber frame, aquamarine slub fabric with covered self-buttoning.

DC Insider: Both in very good structural condition with no lumpiness or sagging, slight sun fade to side and back which does not detract, but rather, enhances the overall vintage style. Please email info@designconsigned.com.au to request a video of these sofas.

·   A  blue Chesterfield makes a statement in this recent Melbourne interior by Melbourne Design Studio Hecker Guthrie.

Chesterfield sofas


DC Stylist: Originally fashionable in the grand estates of England in the 1800s, today a ‘tufted’ sofa makes a ‘boho luxe’ statement as seen in the Parisian boutique of Belgian Fashion Designer Dries van Noten who also chose one for his Tokyo boutique. View here  Dries Van Noten store in Paris .

DC Collector: AUD$22,825 to purchase a similar one from Edward Wormley USA, + shipping + taxes.

Priced as a pair. To purchase individually please email info@designconsigned.com.au.


  • Dimensions: H72cm W250cm D95cm SH38cm
  • Condition: 3/5


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