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The Knack By Simon James

The Knack

Simon James

With its refined leg detail, The Knack has a lightweight appearance and is designed for the home with a feather/foam cushion mix. This comfortable sofa comes in a number of seating options, along with chaise and ottoman choices, to give you a multitude of configuration options. The nature of The Knacks form lends itself to many fabric possibilities.

Currently on our Upper Queen Street showroom floor. This product is available for purchase through our Furniture and Lighting showroom only.

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Black legs

Husk Ice

Husk Onyx

Urban Dune

Urban Ash

Mode 011

Mode 008

Mode 005

Catlins Beach

Catlins Flax

Nature - Beech

Nature - Sherwood

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2.5 seater L2100mm x D850mm x H680mm

3 seater L2400mm x D850mm x H680mm

Floor to seat height: 420mm


Designed by
Simon James

Simon James infuses character into clean, uncomplicated forms. Having founded his eponymous brand in 2001, Simon’s appreciation of craftsmanship continues to deepen, as he explores material tactility in new and exciting ways. His design approach is largely intuitive, with people and their experiences of a space a central focus for him.

Simon designs original furniture for both residential and commercial spaces under the Simon James Design name and collaborates regularly with businesses and architects on custom work.

He is Creative Director of export furniture and lighting brand Resident, which was co-founded with Scott Bridgens. In both companies, Simon leads a team of designers and it is this collaborative spirit that drives his innovative, award-winning work.

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The Knack features in
1 project

Auckland Villa Renovation


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