Set of 2 Superleggera chairs – Cassina – Gio Ponti
Article number 7113
Gio Ponti designed the Supperleggera chair in 1957. This super light wooden chair Superleggera is the result of Ponti’s search for a modern, yet traditional made, light wieght chair in design and choice of materials. One Supperleggera is only 1700 grams.
The Superleggera was a pioneering design in the 50s, and is a Design Icon in 2023! Strong Italian Design by one of the great designers of the Italian Mid Century Modern movement: Gio Ponti.
The price is per set.
Gio Ponti, born in 1891 in Milan, Italy, was a renowned Italian architect, designer, and artist who left an indelible mark on the world of modern design. Ponti’s multifaceted career spanned over six decades and encompassed architecture, furniture design, industrial design, interior design, and publishing.
Ponti created iconic furniture pieces that blended functionality with sculptural elegance, featuring clean lines and graceful curves. Ponti’s designs were marked by their use of luxurious materials, such as fine woods, metals, and upholstery, and their ability to seamlessly integrate into a variety of interior styles. His influential works include the Superleggera chair and the Distex armchair.
40 x 40 x 83 cm (lxdxh)
Seating height: 45 cm
Designer Gio Ponti
Manufacturer Figli di Amedeo Cassina, Italy
Condition Good vintage condition; some small spots on one seating and some small lacquer damages on both chairs