Sorbe | By Alp Nuhoglu, 2022
The Sorbe pouf family renders every space inviting with its exceptional, dynamic and entertaining design and creates remarkable, original spaces with its geometric forms.
Meet the Sorbe pouf family which brings dynamism and fun to the outdoors among B&T’s new designs. Using suitable materials for outdoor conditions by preserving the same design language, B&T reshapes its unique forms and the authentic lifestyle that it has created, and its new designs erase the boundaries between the indoors and outdoors.
The square and round-formed Sorbe pouf family with three different sizes and two different models creates playgrounds where countless entertaining combinations can be realized with its upholstery which is suitable for outdoor conditions.
Despite its voluminous look, it provides a functional use with its lightness and easy movability thanks to its aluminium internal frame. Easily adapting to every style with its simple and minimal style, the poufs turn into a perfect element of balance in spaces of different sizes, namely, large or compact.
Aluminum alloy structure, foam and outdoor fabric.
Sorbe Round: 3.5 yards
Sorbe Square - Small: 2.5 yards
Sorbe Square - Large: 3.3 yards
Born in Trabzon Turkey in 1965, Alp Nuhoglu completed his academic education at Mimar Sinan University within the Industrial Products Design department. At the age of 23, he founded the furniture design company, DOR. Currently, Alp works as a designer and the design director with B & T Design. He is a prolific designer having created many of the B & T products we offer. It is his work with B&T which we feature here on Nuans such as the Alek Chair, Round Chair Collection, Loom Tables, Pi Stools, and many more.
B&T Design is one of the leading furniture manufacturers in Turkey. With its masterful tailoring skills in upholstered products and precise attention to details in wood and metal manufacturing B&T Design provides world-class products and services. When designing and manufacturing; B&T Design keep users in mind to be as functional and useful as possible.
B&T Design, founded in 1985 by the entrepreneur Talip Aysan, combining his expertise in metalwork with designers who offer fresh design ideas. Started manufacturing design-oriented collection as per European quality standards. Today, B&T Design exports its products and services to more than 45 countries from Australia to Belgium and the United Arab Emirates to the United States.
B&T Design, which continues to exhibit its new approaches in sector fairs in Germany, Italy, regularly meets with users at Salone Del Mobile in Milan and Orgatec fairs in Cologne. The collections, which are always designed by successful designers for more than 20 years, become a common point of different cultures all over the world. B&T Design products are found in hospitals, offices, hotels, educational buildings, banks, airports, etc. around the world. B&T Design collections preferred by developers and designers because of its unique solutions and modification options according to space where products to be installed.
Today, B&T Design continues to develop product solutions for leading international brands such as Microsoft, Mercedes-Benz, Google, and BMW, as well as major domestic institutions such as Acıbadem, Memorial, and Medical Park Hospitals.
B&T Design, simplify interior designers, architects, and dealers’ work with quality products and services it offers. After Istanbul and the USA, the last showroom opened to trade in Ankara in 2015. B&T Design, which has achieved significant success both at home and abroad, continued to increase its production capacity by moving to its new factory in 2016.