dining chairs & benches
with rounded lines and padded seat with leather upholstery, it reinterprets the detail of the rounded section of the table legs, and as it develops downwards adds a small element of curvature that creates a graceful touch. towards the top, the legs join the chair back with elegant, elbow-shaped arms. two solutions are offered for the backrest, oak wood in the same finishes as available for the frame - light, grey, black and smoked - or leather upholstery matching the seat.
charlotte is a tribute to lightness. the shell is completely covered, but the frame profile is visible on the chair side, thus highlighting the line of the seat. the cover is in raw cut full grain leather in six different colours (natural, black, dark brown, mud green, bottle green, bordeaux). the frame is available in a series of different finishes that emphasize it when pewter painted, bronzed nickel painted, black chrome painted or black painted aluminium.
the result of sophisticated research on the theme of padded thick leather that reaches very thin tailoring solutions. thick leather is bent, rounded and turned but never cut; the continuous seams on the front and back add a graphic sign. softness is perceived by the lines of the seat and backrest and by their convex shape.
it combines geometry and softness, expert woodworking skills and technology. designed with important details, including especially the padded body that runs along the perimeter of the seat and backrest. the wooden frame visually reduces the volumes of el, concealing the foam, whose thickness guarantees remarkable comfort and a certain degree of flexibility.
the body, which is shaped with a design that cites the capitonné style, conveys a feeling of softness; the cushions, in fabric or leather, fixed with press studs, are distinguished by the quilting. many colour variants and combinations. husk by patricia urquiola is presented in several versions in addition to the first version with die-cast legs already in collection. the variants extend its use and change the perception of the piece. the base can be in oak wood or with aluminium four-spokes.
the four spoke wooden support of iuta’14 softens the contours of the steel-profiled netted frame, available in two monochromatic versions, either bronzed nickel or off-white. the wooden structure is available in four different shades.
it brings home the rigour of work spaces and stands out for the soft lines of the aluminium perimeter profile. the light steel mesh of the backrest and the light design of the spokes make it a particularly pleasant addition even to the domestic environment. also for the home office, with a wide range of seat covers.
antonio citterio interprets the classic design of chinese chairs in a contemporary key, rediscovering the craftsmanship of turned and curved wood, added to leather to make seats and backs that enhance the design. for the jens chair, designed by antonio citterio with armrests in two versions and without armrests, the choice of wood in oak or natural wenge offers different shade variants.
their name recalls relaxation, laziness and rest. the principle they have in common is the bright chromed steel frame with easy to remove covers with a zipper or velcro fastening. with high backrest for a rigorous position, lower with backrest/armrest or in the stool version, it offers the possibility of combining different fabric tones above and under the seat, with a two-colour effect.
two different structures, the former in plate steel both chromed and varnished, the latter with a four star brushed aluminium base. malleable and easy to place alongside tables that differ in style, it allows to play with base and cover combinations: more serious in leather or colourful in fabric.
miniaturised it becomes more playful than the previous versions, and can also be used in public spaces. all features are left unaltered: traditional, 360 degree rotation, or an automatic return to the pre-set position.
the classic director’s chair (a fixed variant that comes with or without arms and a folding version) is reinvented with contemporary sophistication and meticulous attention to detail and proportions, not to mention the grain of leather used on the seat and the back. the structure of the chair, the thick leather in different colours. different shades are able to offer different images for a different kind of feel.