Small armchair with backrest and seat steel frame and polyurethane foam padding. Available in American walnut, natural ashwood or ashwood stained black. Upholstery available in fabric or leather.
Franco Albini spent fifteen years honing his design for this chair by increasing the thickness at the joints for every wooden part of the chair, the piece is one of the cornerstones of his design aesthetic. This frank new language transformed uncomplicated ideas into a new method of design winning him a Compasso D’Oro in 1955.
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.