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March 21, 2006

Fine Fantasy Furniture From Bretz

Str_mammaBretz_sofaOne of the most packed showrooms at IMM Cologne was Bretz, the progeny of a century old German furniture family. The Brüders Bretz are way out there -- they do for furniture what Jean Paul Gaultier did for fashion. Riveting, horrifying and yet strangely exciting.

With a mantra of Less is Bore, Bretz is fetish and fantasy, whimsy and weirdness all in one. It would be too easy to shrink from Mamut (pictured at left) which looks like a tiger after a kill. Instead dare to look again. Make up the zoftig sofa, with its generous rolled arms, in red chintz, remove the center legs, and Hollywood horror turns to glam. And that's the point. One man's animalistic hunt for comfort is matched by another's restrained pursuit.

Who is right? Neither and both. Bretz isn't about form versus function, rather creating an individualized style. A 6-legged sofa or 4? You decide. To help you throw away your inhibitions, grab a glass of wine, undo that top button and click on the Bretz 3D planner -- and explore your comfort zone.

Note the planner is best viewed on Internet Explorer or Firefox.


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veri good i need a lot picture.thanks for your DISCOMFORT

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