Delfino armchair, design Erberto Carboni, Arflex.
Delfino by Erberto Carboni is a significant example of the organic furniture typical for the fifties. The very decorative seating has arms like fins and a harmonious, supple body. This armchair, designed in 1954 by Erberto Carboni took its name from the graceful dolphin.
The Italian manufacturer was created in 1947 by a group of technicians coming from Pirelli and Marco Zanuso. They began to experiment the use of foam rubber and elastic tapes for the furniture brand and created avant-garde design using new materials and new technologies. It established Arflex as one of the leading design company in the history of Italian 20th century design. The Italian brand manufactures some famous design icons, like a.o, Elettra (1954) by BBPR, Fiorenza (1952) by Franco Albini and Pecorelle (1972) by Cini Boeri.