Re-Editing Icons of The Automobile Industry : Pio Manzù Chair

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Alias revisits a key archive venture by Pio Manzù, the sensible protagonist of Italian vehicle design in the course of the sixties. The thought materialized on the GAMeC of Bergamo the place the archives of Pio Manzù´s work are saved. The eye was drawn to a prototype chair clearly taking its inspiration from the car business. The re-version started to take type and eventually attain its completion. The choice was made to combine a footrest on a 4-star base, designed to be wholly coherent with the design and proportions of the chair.

alias manzu Re Editing Icons of The Automobile Industry : Pio Manzù Chair

This journey of tradition and design has given Alias the chance to find a deeprooted affinity with the historic determine of Pio Manzù. One of many first designers to have conceived the person-machine relationship past mere perform, contemplating points of security and nicely-being, Manzù´s uncompromising strategy to design and his familiarity with know-how made him a real pioneer within the sphere of ergonomics. Equally to an ottoman, the chair is made up of a supporting construction in dense polyurethane co-shaped with polyurethane foam. The bottom is forged aluminium, polished and enameled in numerous colors. Each items are introduced in a chic leather-based upholstery with a selection of a number of shades. [Photos and information provided via e-mail by Elisabetta Bilei]

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