This sensitive interpretation of the director’s chair was created by Michele De Lucchi for the Unicredit Pavilion in the Porta Nuova business district in central Milan. The designer made a deliberate choice to use natural beech, a strong and durable wood, with a high-profile stainless steel folding mechanism.
Made In ITALY
298 (UNICREDIT PAVILION PROJECT) Chair
The quality of the design can be seen in the chair’s light-weight silhouette, conferred by the tapered frame and the arm-rests. Meantime, the back features very comfortable-looking padding. The decision to use natural wood treated with a low-gloss varnish enhances the warmth of the material.
Made In ITALY
530 W x 530 D x 820 H (mm)
16 - 20 Weeks
Michele De Lucchi
Michele De Lucchi is an Italian designer and architect. In 1975 he graduated in architecture from the University of Florence, where from 1975 to 1977 he worked as an assistant to Adolfo Natalini, the founder of Superstudio. Between the late ’70s and ’80s he was a leading figure in Radical Architecture, and participated in the leading Italian design movements...
Cassina, founded in 1927 in the northern Italian region of Brianza, has been a preeminent design leader and manufacturer of original contemporary furniture. During the mid-50’s Cassina engaged the talents of architects such as Gio Ponti, Afra and Tobia Scarpa, Mario Bellini and Vico Magistretti for design collaboration. Modern classics include the Cassina I ...