Design Objects - The Sofa SORIANA designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa for CASSINA
Dear readers and design lovers,
Today we will take a closer look at a true ICON among DESIGN OBJECTS, the model Soriana, designed in 1969 by the Italian architects Afra and Tobia Scarpa, is a production 100% Made in Italy by the famous company CASSINA. This sofa received many awards, among whom the prestigious Compasso d’Oro in 1970, being declared “a masterpiece of complexity achieved through simple tools”.
Design Objects - Chaise Longue LC4 (1928)
The familiar profile of the Chaise Longue LC4, model B306, associated with high design by Le Corbusier, dates back to 1928. It has originated from a concept of functional and domestic furnishings (a “machine to live in”), the chaise longue LC4 gives excellent attention to ergonomics and flexibility, with an adjustable headrest and the liberty of positioning as liked the sitting on the base.
Design Objects - Grand Confort LC2 (1928)
The creation of the armchair Grand Confort LC2 was possible thanks to a powerful, although a short union, between Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, that gave birth also to the Chair LC1 and the Chaise longue LC4.
Design Objects - Armchair I Feltri (1987)
The armchair I FELTRI, made of wool felt, evokes a shaman throne in modern styles. Its base is made of polyester resin, while the upper body is soft and malleable, wraparound anyone who sits on it as a royal mantle.
Design Objects - The Red and Blue armchair (1918)
The RED AND BLUE ARMCHAIR is one of the few design pieces whose design is internationally recognizable. It has no precedents; therefore, it became a symbol that marked the career of its creator Gerrit Rietveld, embodying the theory that stands behind the built-in concept.