Edward Wormley 5407 Party sofas x2

A pair of three seater # 5704 Edward Wormley ‘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: Imported as vintage pieces by the owners 8 years ago. Both in good condition with no tears to fabric. Some slight sun fade to side and back which does not detract, but rather, enhances the overall vintage look. Please email info@designconsigned.com.au to request a video

·   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 coveted by Belgian Fashion Designer Dries van Noten who has one in his Tokyo boutique and also here in the Dries Van Noten store in Paris .

DC Collector: AUD$22,825 to purchase a new 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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