Lady chair by Marco Zanuso for Arflex.
Beautiful Lady armchair, metal structure covered with moulded polyurethane foam. Solid wooden armrests covered with stress-resistant, differentiated density polyurethane foam and fibre cover. Springing by means of reinforced elastic straps. Brass legs. Newly upholstered with grey fabric. Early exemplary from the 70’s.
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 manufactured some famous design icons, like a.o, the Lady and the Senior (1949) by Marco Zanuso. Elettra (1954) by BBPR, Fiorenza(1952) by Franco Albini and Pecorelle (1972) by Cini Boeri.