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Azucena ABCD Armchair by Luigi Caccia Dominioni

US$8,470per item

About

The greatest designers know only too well that success lies in the detail. Luigi Caccia Dominioni took a forensic interest in all his work,whether a large-scale architectural project or a piece of furniture. The ABCD armchair is the acme of design and it continues to surprise us today. Through subtle changes to Caccia Dominioni’s original concept and drawing, this very traditional reading chair has been updated to meet the needs of contemporary living. ABCD is at once classic and timeless - memorable for its fine details. It is easy to move thanks to two small wheels yet retains its stability. The back legs differ in shape to the front ones in a playful nod to the chair’s square, octagonal and circular forms that are not apparent at first glance. The upholstery studs play a technical and decorative role - invisible from the front but offering a contrasting outline when seen from the side. A nod at Pop Art that Roy Lichtenstein would have approved of. Technical specifications: Internal frame solid wood. Panel: MDF wood fiber. Upholstery: shaped polyurethane of different density, polyester fibre cover. Feet: Stained solid wood. Front wheels painted aluminum and plastic material. Studs painted aluminum. Cover fabric or leather. The product is conformable at: EN 16139 Strength, durability and safety, requirements for non-domestic seating. Please note our pieces are only available for sale in the United States.

Details

  • Creator
    Azucena (Manufacturer),Luigi Caccia Dominioni (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.38 in. (100 cm)Width: 31.5 in. (80 cm)Depth: 33.86 in. (86 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time
    6-7 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Novedrate, IT
  • Reference Number
    D_AB1 2971700D_AB1 2971400D_AB1 2971150D_AB1 2971800

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    Ships From: Novedrate, Italy
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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About the Maker

Azucena

Founded in 1947 by Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Ignazio Gardella and Corrado Corradi Dell’Acqua, Azucena has always been held in the highest esteem as an Italian brand, combining formal elegance, understated luxury and an aesthetical purity in its collections, all manufactured to the highest standard. Named after Azucena, the gypsy in the Italian opera Il Trovatore, the architects created this brand to bring together a number of collections to furnish buildings they had designed. At the same time they saw an opportunity to produce individual pieces as part of their series of furniture collections. This resulted in a range of iconic pieces - in particular the “Catilina” chair - recognizable for marrying different but very refined materials, reworked into traditional stylistic forms. B&B Italia acquired the historic brand, intending to preserve it as part of Italy’s rich heritage, and it is being relaunched with a series of “modern classics” designed by the architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni from the late 1940s onwards. The collection includes chairs, sofas, tables and lamps that symbolize ‘made in Italy’ design and that return today as a showcase of style and quality. Azucena is a B&B Italia trademark.
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