The ‘piuma’ project by italian architect piero lissoni is one of the latest chairs presented by kartell at salone del mobile that marries the company’s innovative use in technology and materials.
The result of two years of intensive research, the final design is based on unusual material needed to create piuma’s basic design: a carbon-led thermoplastic polymer compound that gives the structure greater mechanical rigidity and its reduced weight.
This compound is taken from completely contrasting sectors of the industry, including automotive and aeronautics.
2 kg x 2 mm
Carbon-led thermoplastic polymer compound
- Size Description
Seat Height 48 cm
ArmRest Height 65cm
Piero Lissoni was born in 1956, starts his career as Designer in 1978 and, got his degree in Architecture at the Milan Politechnic, in 1985 starts his collaboration with Boffi Kitchens as Art Director e Designer. Together with Nicoletta Canesi in Milan they found Lissoni Associati (1986) and Graph.x (1996) developing projects of industrial e graphic design, interior design and architecture, besides art direction and corporate. Among his usual clients: Alessi, Boffi, Cappellini, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Glas, Kartell, Lema, Living Divani, Matteograssi, Poltrona Frau, Porro, Tecno and Wella. In addition to the many Industrial and Graphic Design commitments that range from furniture, accessories, kitchens, bathrooms, lighting fixtures to corporate identity, signage and packaging, he has recently realised projects for private residences and luxury hotels in Italy and abroad: the ?Monaco&Grand Canal® in Venice (Italy), the Al Porto® hotel by the Zurich Lake, the Bentley® Design Hotel TM in Istanbul, the Mitsui Garden Ginza® business Hotel in Tokyo. Furthermore, the main Boffi showrooms around the world; Cassina showroom in Parigi; Cassina IXC showrooms in Japan; in Italy the re-design of headquarters/factories for Boffi, Glas, Tecno and Living Divani and a series of private villas. In USA two luxurious resorts, one in Miami and one in collaboration with other International well-known Architects at the Turks & Caicos.