Roche Bobois keeps ahead of the curve with visual comfort in mind

Round shapes and vibrant fabrics are making a big splash this season at the French furniture designer

Visual comfort: Roche Bobois Bubble sofa in red and white and the soft, curved Astrea armchair covered in a cosy faux-fur finish

Already four weeks into the new year and the days are starting to feel a stretch, spring bulbs are starting to crown and the temperatures are inching upwards. And in the interiors world, colour is making a big noise this year – as are rounded shapes.

Round shapes tend to reinforce positive emotional messages and symbolise unity, protection and harmony – much needed in this post-pandemic world, and one where war continues to wage in ...