Lounge chair Mod. “Milord”
Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) veneer structure with metal decorative details
New upholstery by Elitis France
DESIGNER Marco Zanuso (1916 - 2001)
DIMENSIONS D. 84 x W. 71 x H. 78 /cm.
Repertorio del Design Italiano, Giuliana Gramigna Vol. I, pg. 44 (illustration)
Marco Zanuso was a leading Italian modernist designer and architect. From 1947 to 1949 he was editor-in-chief of Domus magazine. During his professional career, Marco Zanuso was recognized by the Triennale di Milano in five different exhibitions (VIII, IX, X, XI and XIII), and he received the Medaglia d’oro and five Compasso d’Oro between 1956 and 1985. The New York Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, currently has 15 of his pieces as part of its permanent collection. His artistic legacy is robust and indisputable and it covers an ample range of furniture designs, industrial designs and architectural projects.