As temperatures begin to drop, now’s the time to turn your place into a cozy nest. Sure, you could break out a throw blanket or light a fire, but this duvet inspired armchair is some next level cocooning.
The chair, called COLE, is a product of Russian furniture designer Kseniya Alferova. It features a gray and pink upholstered frame with tapered legs, and additional wings of quilted fabric that hang at the sides that can be used to wrap around the sitter if a chill comes over them—helpful when you’re deep in a Netflix binge and can’t be bothered to go grab a sweatshirt or a Snuggie.
This isn’t the first blanket/furniture hybrid we’ve seen, however; the Moody Nest, created by Frankfurt-based designer Hanna Ernsting, is a cushy seat encased in a quilted fabric that can be wrapped and piled any which way for complete coziness. While we enjoy the idea in theory, readers brought up plenty of practical concerns that can apply to the COLE as well:
Some, though, were into it:
Are you into these avant garde pieces or would you rather just grab a blanket? Tell us in the comments.