Lounge Chairs Mod. "856"
Steel structure, teak wood and vinyl leather
DESIGNER Ico Parisi (1916-1996)
DIMENSIONS L. 67 x D. 75 x H. 75 /cm.
-Ico Parisi, Catalogue Raisonne, Roberta Lietti, pg. 536-537
-Repertorio del Design Italiano, Giuliana Gramigna Vol.1 , pg.57
Ico Parisi, Gio Ponti's protege, designed numerous interiors, furniture (primarily in wood and metal), glass, jewelry, and architecture projects, both independently and with his wife Luisa. Their studio was a meeting place for collaborations between established artists and designers of the day and they were celebrated for their organic designs and interiors. Companies they worked with included Singer & Sons, Altamira , M.I.M. , Longhi , and Cassina.