Katakana Sofa

by Dare Studio

The Katakana Sofa is a bold and versatile sofa designed by Sean Dare for Dare Studio. Inspired by Japanese characters, the distinctive design features angular straight arms, seat and backrest which gives the sofa a sharp stylish look. The Katakana Sofa works especially well in contemporary style interiors both at home and in bars, reception areas and hotel rooms.

The Katakana Sofa is available in two sizes: two seater or three seater. Both the seat and the back of the Katakana are fully upholstered whilst the frame is available in either American black walnut or in European white oak. Please refer to the Dare Materials Catalogue for more information on materials and make your selection of Sofa TypeStructure Finish and Seat and Back Upholstery in the options above, indicating the upholstery reference in the "Note to Do Shop" section at the checkout. Please contact us if you have any further questions on options and finishes. More upholstery - including COM - and wood options are also available although they might require MOQs: please contact us for more information.

The Katakana Sofa is part of a collection comprising a dining chair, a bar stool, a lounge chair, 2 and 3 seaters sofas and a desk.

Sean Dare

Dare Studio is a British design company producing award winning furniture for luxury residential interiors and high specification contract environments. Established by Sean Dare in 2009, Dare Studio champions the skills of the finest craftsmen and sets a benchmark for the very best in contemporary design and manufacture. Working with globally respected designers sharing a holistic understanding of the manufacturing process, Dare strives to create pieces which are timeless, future classics.

Product Reference
- Two Seater Sofa in American Black Walnut: K2S01
- Two Seater Sofa in European White Oak: K2S02
- Three Seater Sofa in American Black Walnut: K3S01
- Three Seater Sofa in European White Oak: K3S02

Design Year

Custom-made to order

Made in the UK


- Two Seater Sofa: W 145 x D 90 x H 80 x Seat H 48 cm
- Three Seater Sofa: W 210 x D 90 x H 80 x Seat H 48 cm

Materials & Finishes
- Frame: solid American black walnut or European white oak in waxed oil timber finish
- Suspension: Pirelli webbing
- Seat cushions interior: CMHR
- Back cushions interiors: hollow fibre
- Seat and back: fully upholstered with fabric, leather or COM

Designed for indoor use only

FR (as standard): cigarette & match; BS 5852 Source 1 (Low Hazard) without treatment

Additional Information
Product Tech Sheet

Dare Materials Catalogue


Please refer to the upholstery and other materials options below and make your selection of wood finish and the upholstery in the options above, indicating  the upholstery reference in the "Note to Do Shop" section at the checkout.


Lead Time
Production 8-10 weeks plus shipping 1-2 weeks depending on location, please enquire for more details.

Delivery - United Kingdom

Spend Delivery Charge
Above £150 Free delivery
£50 to £150 £9.95
Below £50 £4.95

This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service.

We offer an enhanced delivery service which includes delivery at an agreed time slot to your room of choice, product assembly, removal of packaging and old items of furniture as well as storage for a limited period for an extra charge. Please contact us for a quotation.

Delivery - Outside United Kingdom
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service. Charges for deliveries outside the UK vary depending on size and weight and will be shown at the Shopping Cart or Checkout. You can also contact us for a custom delivery cost quotation.

Our shipping charges exclude import duties, local taxes and other applicable charges which may be levied as the goods reach your country. All our prices include UK VAT of 20%. We can exclude VAT for deliveries outside the EU or to VAT-registered businesses within the EU, please contact us for an adjusted invoice.

Additional Information
Delivery & Returns
Terms & Conditions 


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