My Beautiful Backside Sofa

by Moroso


My Beautiful Backside is a beautifully extravagant sofa designed by Doshi Levien for Moroso. The design is inspired by a miniature painting of an Indian princess in her palace, sitting on the floor surrounded by piles of cushions; hence the backrest of the sofa in the shape of multiple cushions and the profusion of scatter cushions on the seat. The rear of the sofa is richly embellished with metallic foils and oversized symbols, creating an opulent ambience in line with the sofa's Indian inspiration.

My Beautiful Backside comes in 4 different sizes, ranging from width of 160 cm to 307 cm. In addition there are 3 different styles of scatter cushions to choose from. The sofa is available in 13 different fabric combinations, all carefully selected by the designers in line with the Indian theme.

Nipa Doshi was born in 1971 into a Gujarati family of Mumbai. She graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1997 but she soon returned to India to work with local craftspeople. After a short stay she went back to London where she met Jonathan Levien, a Scot who had recently finished his master’s in furniture design at the Royal College. The synergy between Nipa and Jonathan clicked immediately; in fact they set up Doshi Levien in 2000 and got married. The combination of the two cultures and creativities generated a very special, innovative design concept. Nipa’s is heavily influenced by the visual culture and materials of India. Jonathan’s is rooted in industrial design. Together, their work celebrates cultural hybridism and explores a combination of technology, narration and industrial and craft design.

Moroso is, without doubt, one of the best furniture brands in the world.  Under the creative direction of Patrizia Moroso, the brand combines its manufacturing expertise (especially in sofas and seating) with creative input from leading designers such as Patricia Urquiola, Ron Arad and Nendo to create a broad range of furniture of unmatched quality and creativity.  Moroso products work well for both private and public spaces and are ideal for making a strong design statement.

Product Reference
Bench 160: MD00T6
Bench 210: MD00T7
Bench 261: MD00T8
Bench 307: MD00T9

Design Year

This product is custom-made to order

Made in Italy


Bench 160: W 160 x D 89 x H 99 x Seat W 160 x Seat D 60 x Seat H 40 cm
Bench 210: W 210 x D 89 x H 99 x Seat W 210 x Seat D 60 x Seat H 40 cm
Bench 261: W 261 x D 89 x H 99 x Seat W 261 x Seat D 60 x Seat H 40 cm
Bench 307: W 307 x D 89 x H 99 x Seat W 307 x Seat D 60 x Seat H 40 cm

Bench 160: 62 kg
Bench 210: 80 kg
Bench 261: 103 kg
Bench 307: 98 kg

Materials & Finishes
Seat: polyurethane foam in various densities and polyester fiberfill on wood frame
Back: injected flame-retardant polyurethane foam over internal steel frame
Feet: walnut with natural finish with glides in brass-coated metal

Non-removable covers upholstered in a wide range of fabrics, including leathers and COM. There are 13 preset fabric combinations, all carefully selected by the designers in line with the Indian theme

Designed for indoor use only

Ready assembled

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Lead Time
Production 6-8 weeks plus delivery 1-2 weeks.

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.

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