De Pas D'Urbino and Lomazzi Piumino Sofa in Black
Gionathan de Pas, Donato D'urbino & Paolo Lomazzi for Dell'Oca 'Piumino' sofa, black leatherette, Italy, 1970.
This sofa is completely molded out of foam and covered with folded black, thick butter-soft leatherette. One of the mean traits of this sofa is the comfortable sitting comfort. Piumino, meaning downwards, is used as a title to reference to the downwards stretching leather.
Jonathan de Pas (1932-1991), Donato D'Urbino, Paolo Lomazzi together formed a design and architecture trio. Their style was mainly drawn from pop and postmodern styles.
- Ambasz, Emilio Ambasz. Italy: the New Domestic Landscape: Achievements and Problems of Italian Design. New York: New York Graphic Society, 1972.
- Literature: Gramigna, Giuliana. Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-2000 per L'Arredamento Domestico. Allemandi: Torino, 2003, p. 175.