Pair of 'Carlotta' Lounge Chairs by Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Cassina
Afra & Tobia Scarpa for Cassina, set of 'Carlotta' easy chairs, lacquered wood and rope, Italy, 1967
Pair of 'Carlotta' easy chairs designed by Afra and Tobia Scarpa for Cassina. The chairs feature a geometric, cubic frame, build up from four rectangles. Spanned with rope that hold the cushions in its place. This construction is nicely exposed on the back.
The orange with yellow upholstered is in used but still good condition. If you are interested to reupholster the set, ask one of our advisor for the possibilities our in-house atelier has to offer.
Literature: Domus June 1968
Afra (1937-2011) & Tobia (1935-) Scarpa both studied on the Venice Institute of Architecture. Tobia first worked for the Italian glass manufacturer Venini. From 1960 on the couple opened their own design office. Their work includes architecture and everyday items like furniture and clothing. Tobia & Afra designed for numerous major Italian and international companies like Flos, Gavina, B&B Italia, Cassina, Knoll International and many interior projects for numerous companies worldwide.