This surface consists of nineteen short slats arranged parallel, available in a natural oak or dark dyed fi nish, for a range of different uses: as a table, as a bench or padded unit by simply adding cushions (armrest, seat and set of seat and backrest cushions), which can be added to the structure and fixed in place using a simple fastening system Charlotte Perriand created this modular system in 1953 in Tokyo, for her own use.
Active since 1927, Cassina was one of the first Italian companies to focus on furniture research and innovation. It partnered with distinguished architects and designers to find new ways of designing and thus beginning industrial design in Italy as early as the 1950s. Cassina has always had a very precise identity aknowledged allover the world, due to the balance between technology and craftsmanship.
The Cassina collection "I grandi Maestri" began in 1964 with the collaboration of designers such as Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand.