Designed by Jean Marie Massaud

Compasso d'Oro in 2011, Yale by Jean Marie Massaud was awarded the prize for its innovative vision of an upholstered piece combined with a minimalist structure. Part of a collection that also includes a bed and a coffee table, sofas and armchairs, it is characterised by synthesis and lightness, achieved through a continuous subtraction of material that does not affect comfort, ensured by sophisticated, enveloping cushions.

Offering the chance to play with fabrics, finishes and colours, Yale Collection with its strong identity adapts to every type of interiors, both residential and contract. Such an elegance, purified from any mannerism and focusing on the product’s essence, can be also found in Yale Bed and Yale Low Table.




Available sofas and armchairs.

FRAME in extruded aluminium with elastic belts, die-cast aluminium feet. The profile in steel, fixed to the frame, supports and holds the backrest cushions and the arm. The profile is matt painted white or lead black.

CUSHIONS with removable cover, in indeformable variable density polyether and polyester wadding. Structural backrest cushions. Extra cover available if requested.


The sofa is available in two different deep of seat, and in two different height of backrest. To complete the collection, are available armchairs and poufs.

FRAME in extruded aluminium with elastic bands, diecast aluminium feet. The frame is painted matt white or lead black. Backrest and armrest with internal load-bearing structure in tubular aluminium and a particular system for fastening to the profile. 

Variable-density foam polyurethane PADDING and cover in Rollo Fill® (polyester microspheres) and polyester wadding. This particular composition of the cushion gives the padding natural softness and elasticity, a long lifespan and high comfort. Cushions with topstitched seams and raised profiles. These contrasting seams characterise and identify the Yale X collection, only for the high backrest variant. Optional extra covers are available if required. All units in leather may have, depending on their size, one or more seams. The upholstery in fabric or leather covers every part of the sofa and is completely removable.

POUFS are available in tree different sizes: L75 D75, L150 D75 and L150 D44 with frame H30 cm, always in the same finish as the sofa.


Available the low tables in different dimensions to complete the collection. See in the low tables section.

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