Pair of Armchairs
Pair of Armchairs Mod. "Bastiano"
Walnut wood structure and new upholstery by ELITIS France
DESIGNER Afra & Tobia Scarpa (1935) & (1937 -2011)
DIMENSIONS W. 91 x D. 80 x H. 73 /cm.
Repertorio del Design Italiano, Giuliana Gramigna Vol.I, pg. 77 (illustration of the sofa)
Afra & Tobia Scarpa are postmodern Italian designers and architects. The couple was greatly influenced by Tobias’s father, Carlo Scarpa, a Venetian architect and designer. Their pieces can be found in museums across the world, including collections in MoMA and the Louvre Museum. They have collaborated with companies such as B&B Italia, San Lorenzo Silver and Knoll International. They have won a number of awards such as the Compasso d’Oro in 1970, for their design of the Soriana armchair, to the International Forum Design in 1922. Their design work consists of architecture and everyday household items including interior design, furniture, clothing, art glass