daisuke motogi: lost in sofa
daisuke motogi: lost in sofa daisuke motogi: lost in sofa
nov 06, 2010

daisuke motogi: lost in sofa

‘lost in sofa’ W900 x D700 x H700 all photos by takahumi yamada

we often loose things in between the cushions of a sofa because they have fallen out of our pocket, or have just somehow found their way into the cracks, sometimes never to be found again, or perhaps stumbled upon accidentally while cleaning.

tokyo-based daisuke motogi‘s (daisuke motogi architecture) ‘lost in sofa’ plays on these occurrences, and has been designed to make the cracks between seat cushions purposeful, such as for storage.

books can be ‘shelved’ in between the cushions

‘lost in sofa’ was presented at designtide tokyo 2010.

demonstration of how ‘lost in sofa’ can be used

‘lost in sofa’

  • Pure genius.
    I want one. Right now.


    Matthew 'Matimoo' says:
  • ideal for leaving messages

    ken says:
  • My daughter found 3 of my large Swiss Army knives
    in our standard couch. This could be interesting…
    Very comfortable, We like it.

    Free Form Constructural Realism says:
  • Beautiful and functional!

    DK says:
  • very nice…love it….

    almeida says:
  • anything? can be inserted – anywhere? :p

    bdx says:
  • saw this method at 100% design london about 5 years ago. Nice execution here though.

    eyeball says:
  • Totally want one! It looks quite cute and sooo functional 🙂
    @ bdx: don’t think you would want to find sperm between the cushions.. I think change is a lot more satisfying 😛

    Kiwi says:
  • nice, send me one, now!! 🙂 such a great idea

    hamml says:
  • To clean it is an issue! Only Japanese can think of this idea and realise it.

    Jay says:
  • Looks cosy and functional.
    However from my experience cleaning all those little spaces might be very hard to clean after a while…
    Nonetheless I’d like to try it!

    mojaio says:
  • nice!!!

    gaby says:
  • funny n functional….
    haha..imagine hide a ‘ring’ inside, find out with your lover n then say ‘Marry me’ <3

    kit says:
  • great idea !!1perfect

    kat says:
  • Me gusta mucho este diseño. Me parece bonito, original y practico. Un 11 de nota!

    Javier says:
  • how much? and where can i buy on? sos! thank you!

    eva says:
  • hermoso diseño, que hermoso es pensar.

    drink milk , drink design says:
  • Where and how do buy this?

    shayne says:

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