Design: Gaetano Pesce (1987)
Description: High armchair and low armchair constructed entirely of thick
wool felt. To create the strength necessary for the felt to support the human
body, the lower portion of the design is thoroughly impregnated with polyester
resin. This forms a cartilage-like material that guarantees the necessary
stiffness, durability, and resilience.
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seat is fixed to the supporting "frame" via hemp strings, which are
also used to trim the soft edge of the chair’s back and arms. The back
is one piece of felt, which stands up for a more majestic, wing chair-like profile;
it can also be turned down, like a coat collar, to provide a lower profile and
For additional comfort, the seat and the inside of the back are lines with quilted
fabric and down padding.