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Artifort C683 3-seater by Indonesian-Dutch designer Kho Liang Ie, 1980s (SOLD)

With its modest simplicity, the C683 sofa is a timeless classic. It was designed in 1968 by the Indonesian-Dutch designer Kho Liang Ie. The perfectly angled seat and backrest makes the C683 ideal for use as a comfortable sofa on which to relax. The horizontal cushion strokes give the sofa a sleek appearance. Excelent condition.






Kho Liang Ie

Born in 1927 in Magelang, Indonesia, of Chinese Parents, Kho Liang Ie came to the Netherlands in about 1949 where he trained as an interior designer and designer at the Rietveld Academy. In 1958, he was appointed aesthetic consultant and designer at Artifort. His contribution shifted Artifort’s focus to the top of the international market. Kho Liang Ie attracted foreign designers such as Pierre Paulin and Geoffrey Harcourt, which has made his influence noticeable right up to the present day. As an interior designer, Kho Liang Ie made his name with his design for Schiphol Airport in the nineteen-sixties. His work reflects purity, warmth and freedom. Kho Liang Ie died on 1st January 1975.