Between the 1950′s and the 1960′s Scandinavian design added some delicious spice to the design of Belgian furniture. Inspired to develop a design of subtle shapes while maintaining elegance and comfort in the design, and personifying the exemplary European furniture making traditions.
It was an aesthetic evolution, and in the last several years Belgian furniture design has taken the furniture market by a proverbial storm. Mid-century modern is a design term generally emerged from the shadows and taken its rightful place as a formidable leader in the design of modern contemporary furniture, and is now recognized and has become popular as such in America.
The incisiveness of its unique style has literally taken the American modern contemporary furniture market very much by surprise. Mid-century modern is sometimes related to the Space Age, and the international style of a polished smooth look that was cool while also being comfortable in home décor. Regardless of categorization these designs carry a fabulous look of modern contemporary social furniture, and is very much Futurism.
Belgian magazines speak of the necessity of ‘un mobilier populaire adapté, popular adapted furniture’, and ROM is a leader in the design of modern contemporary Belgian leather furniture, particularly their leather and microfiber sofas, sofa sleepers, and sectional couches, which are all made with 100% beechwood framing, and contain NO SAG seating suspension.
If you’re looking for a custom made modern sectional, ROM is the answer. Each of their models is easily customizable to your specifications. Many models also have innovative features like the adjustable backrests and armrests on the ROM Chronos sofa. First you choose the size and configuration of your sofa or sectional. ROM features modules such as the chaise lounge or a 2 seater loveseat that can be combined in many different ways. A sectional with a left facing lounge can easily become a right facing lounge if you choose to order it like that. Some models like the ROM Deimos and Themis can also be stretched and shortened in 20 cm intervals. After choosing the size you can add features like power recliners and pull out memory foam beds. Next comes feet and height of feet: choices such as wenge and stainless steel are available with different options for models. It is also possible to change the firmness with three different setting available. The firmest has vertical springs and to make is softer you can add Comfort – Bultex. The cushions of ROM’s leather and microfiber sofas, sectional couches and sleeper sofas may contain Comfort – Bultex filling, the same filling used in the seats of many of Europe’s luxury automobiles, making it ultimately the most comfortable choice in fine Belgian leather furniture. After that the hardest choice awaits you: choosing the leather or fabric of your choice. It is so difficult to choose because of the huge selection available. With so many choices you will be sure to find the upholstery you need. Everything from microfiber to acrylic to leather is offered. ROM has an impressive assortment of supple Italian leathers from their Trentino and Montana collections. All special order sofas and sectionals take about three months for the whole process starting with the manufacturing in Belgium and ending up with delivery to your home.
ROM is a family owned and operated company, with the strictest of standards in traditional European craftsmanship , and who also offer custom design, and a multitude of additional options on all of their furniture.
At ROM, all attention is directed toward the construction, the concept, the materials and ultimately the finished product. The cushions of ROM’s leather and microfiber sofas, sectional couches and sleeper sofas contain Comfort – Bultex filling, the same filling used in the seats of many of Europe’s luxury automobiles, making it ultimately the most comfortable choice in fine Belgian leather furniture. The collection. The designs. The leathers and microfiber fabrics. The style.
You will be infatuated with the art and comfort of ROM. And the affordability.
ROM high quality modern contemporary leather and microfiber sofas, sofa-sleepers and sectional couches – this is ROM, World of Sofas.