Chauffeuse Elettra, design BBPR, Arflex.
This Italian design icon was designed in 1954 by the architecture studio B.B.P.R, founded in 1932 by Gian Luigi Banfi, Ludovic Barbiano de Belgioioso, Enrico Peressutti and Ernesto Nathan Rogers.
Armchair with frame in tubular black metal. Back cushion in wood covered with high capacity differentiated density polyurethane foam. Seat structure in wood covered with polyurethane foam. Springing by means of reinforced elastic straps. Seat cushion in high capacity polyurethane foam. Available as a dining chair too.
Fully removable covers, except for leather version, available in different fabric and leather.
Size: W 60 cm x D 72 cm x H 71 cm. Seat height 48 cm
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.