Lapalma Arco Chair Upholstered Seat and Back
Greatest comfort, versatility and sober elegance characterize ARCO, the new product launched by lapalma at Salone del Mobile 2016.
Signed by Francesco Rota, the art director of the brand, ARCO is an eclectic chair with a main feature: an elegant backrest of curved wood goes around the seat until it almost disappears inside that, creating a refined aesthetical continuum. ARCO is as comfortable and embracing as a small armchair: it welcomes your back providing not only lumbar support but also good side support, thanks to the uniform curving of wood.
The comfortable solid wood seat is proposed in a version essentially focused on matter or in an even more comfortable upholstered version, to be covered in leather and eco leather, or in one of the many fabrics in the collection.
The padded seat is designed with a very large shape and a certain internal thickness, in order to ensure maximum comfort despite of the slim and streamlined shaping. The backrest, with its
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Seating height 45cm
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Francesco Rota graduated in product design at Art Center College of Design in 1994. He opens his own studio in 1998 and works in different fields of design: product, furniture, showrooms, offices, residential interiors and events design for: Alchemy, Arketipo, Bals Tokyo, Barilla, Fiat, Frag ,John Richmond, Knoll International, L’Oreal Paris, Malo, Martini & Rossi, Mercedes Benz, Paola Lenti, O Luce, Versus. Francesco Rota has been awarded with 2 honorable mentions for the compasso d’oro with Linea and Island which are today in the Historical Collection of the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award. He ha s taken part in several exhibitions held at: St. Etienne Biennale du Design, Hannover Messe, Triennale di Milano, Reggia di Venaria Reale_Torino, Moss_New York, Material Connection_New York, Biennale di Architettura_Venezia,Royal Academy of Arts_Londra, The Merchandise Mart_Chicago, Miami Design Distrisct, Biltmore Fashion Park_Phoenix, Bellerive Museum_Zurich and other private galleries and showrooms around the world. Since May 2004 he has thaught in the Master Research Study Program in Industrial Design at the Istituto Europeo di design, in collaboration with Magis.