139 COTONE LEGNO chair by Cassina is part of the Cotone family, that has acquired new members to go with its upholstered armchair that was launched in 2017. These are a slim version of the same, called, not surprisingly, Cotone Slim, as well as a table and chair, the latter having a solid wood seat and back. This chair is produced, using advanced CNC machinery, in Cassina’s carpentry workshop in Meda, in the Brianza area north of Milan.
279 BEUGEL Sedia by Cassina produced in collaboration with Rietveld’s heirs, the Beugel chair was originally created by the Dutch architect in 1927. The chair is made of three elements: two identical looped steel frames that provide support for the seat.
517 OMBRA TOKYO Chair by Cassina designed in Japan in 1954 for the Synthèse des Arts exhibition this light stackable chair pays tribute to the traditional Japanese art of Origami with its delicate proportions and carefully conceived design: like a piece of paper takes shape with every fold.
560 BACK-WING Chair by Cassina, designed by Patricia Urquiola.
The furniture-making skills known as MedaMade, a trade mark patented by Cassina, is made manifest in a new chair that, leaving classical stereotypes behind, sparks off powerful new idioms. The frame, in solid ashwood, consists of basic big, bold legs and cross-pieces with a solid and energetic look.
699 SUPERLEGGERA Chair by Cassina came to represent modernity in Italian design: with its new design standing as a model for Italy’s new industry. Superleggera was a “first” in terms of its design in that it stood for a moment of great transformation made possible by real collaboration between the designer and skilled manufacturers.