Torafu Architects unveils Cobrina
wooden furniture collection

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Japanese studio Torafu Architects has designed a collection of small and lightweight wooden furniture (+ slideshow).

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

Torafu Architects created items in the Cobrina collection so they can be easily rearranged, in collaboration with manufacturer Hida Sangyo.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

"We designed a series of small-sized pieces of furniture that allow space to be used more effectively," the designers said.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

The name Cobrina derives from the Japanese expression "koburi-na", used to describe things that are small or undersized.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

The nine oak pieces all feature angled legs and surfaces with rounded edges.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

Chairs with winged backrests that point up or down are low enough to tuck under the table and can be ordered with upholstered seats.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

These chairs are available stained grey, black or bright blue, as well as in natural oak.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

A coat stand has a bowl on the top for storing keys, small change and other pocket-sized items.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

Removable cushions rest against the wooden back of the two-seater sofa, which doesn't have armrests.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

Dining and coffee tables both have semi-circular tops and the small stools double as side tables.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

There are also two storage units: a low stand that has two shelves and a taller design with four.

Cobrina wooden furniture collection by Torafu Architects

Other furniture by the architects includes wooden storage boxes that stack up to make little trolleys, stools that can be grouped together to form a bench and shelves that feature hidden drawers.

  • Arun Karthick

    Among Chennai Architects, Design Qube is the top architectural design company in Chennai. We have top architects in Chennai and interior designers in Chennai providing best services.

  • Mr Walnut Grey

    Clever colour palette – simple and clean. Beautiful use of shapes too, with a Japanese meets Nordic design edge.