Lammhults‘ designers Johannes Foersom and Peter Hiort-Lorenzen named their flexible sofa system Portus, the Latin word for a port, harbour or safe place.
Portus is designed for flexible use in shared public and private spaces. “The thought is that the elements constituting Portus can be put together in different ways in order to make the pieces of furniture useful in many various areas,” said the designers.
“Portus with the lower back can be both a nice and comfortable easy chair, with a stool to rest your tired feet upon, or a sofa for the afternoon rest,” they continued.
“With the high back Portus is an intimate ‘room within a room’ for rest or conversation, a mobile conference room, a place for concentration and work.”