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Saporiti Italia

Italian

Established initially as Fratelli Saporiti in 1950, mid-century Italian furniture maker Saporiti Italia has a reputation for avant-garde and enduring designs, and its tables, chairs and cabinets inspire all who have had the pleasure of contemplating them.

Furniture designer Sergio Saporiti founded Fratelli Saporiti with a vision of creating pieces ahead of their time. By staying on top of the cultural shifts taking shape during the postwar era — and finding inspiration in the craftsmanship, durability and sensibility of Scandinavian design — Saporiti was able to tap into what the public wanted. His focus on using high-quality materials ensured that every welcoming chair and table could be used and enjoyed for decades to come.

In 1965, Saporiti collaborated with Italian designer Alberto Rosselli, a pioneer of the industrial design movement. They created such iconic pieces as the Confidential sofa, the Moby Dick chaise lounge and the Jumbo chair. In the 1970s, Saporiti initiated another collaboration with Italian designer Giovanni Offredi. The prolific partnership resulted in universally renowned designs like the Paracarro table and the Sail chair. Together, they also created the curving Wave sofa, which was popular in international markets.

The joint projects were a success, and the brand opened many international showrooms throughout the 1970s. This era also led to a partnership with Missoni — the celebrated Italian fashion brand worked closely with Giorgio Saporiti to create rugs and fabrics for its range of seating and more, and later, in 1983, Missoni expanded into home furnishings. At this time, the company officially rebranded as Saporiti Italia and released a line of customizable furniture, including the Avedon sofa, in collaboration with designer Mauro Lipparini.

Since then, Saporiti Italia has pivoted to furniture contracting and design management. To this day, the company remains under the ownership of the Saporiti family, and vintage Saporiti furniture continues to capture the imagination of collectors worldwide.

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$4,987
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Vittorio Introini for Saporiti Pair of 'Larissa' Lounge Chairs in Velvet
By Saporiti, Vittorio Introini
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Vittorio Introini for Saporiti, pair of 'Larissa' lounge chairs, velvet, chrome-plated acrylic, chrome-plated steel, Italy, 1969 Bulky and sturdy set of two 'Larissa' lounge chairs ...
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1960s Italian Post-Modern Vintage Saporiti Italia

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Steel, Chrome

‘Lotus’ Lounge Chairs in cream wool fabric by Augusto Bozzi for Saporiti, 1960s
By Saporiti, Augusto Bozzi
Located in amstelveen, NL
Recliner lounge chairs mod. ‘Lotus’ by Augusto Bozzi for Saporiti, Italy 1960s. Lotus-shaped seating and backrest on a distinctive streamlined black coated wire frame and chic pati...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Saporiti Italia

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Wool

Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti Concrete Cantilever Coffee Table
By Saporiti, Giovanni Offredi
Located in Jensen Beach, FL
Rare coffee table designed in the late 1970s by Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti Italia.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Post-Modern Saporiti Italia

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Concrete, Metal

Alberto Rosselli for Saporiti 'Confidential' Sofa
By Alberto Rosselli Saporiti, Saporiti
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Alberto Rosselli for Saporiti, sectional sofa, model 'Confidential', fabric, Italy, design 1972 Sofa designed by Italian architect and furniture designer Alberto Rosselli in 1972 fo...
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Saporiti Italia

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Fabric

Vittorio Introini for Saporiti Mirrored Sideboard in Polished Aluminum
By Saporiti, Vittorio Introini
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Vittorio Introini for Saporiti, wall-mounted sideboard, aluminum, glass, Italy, 1960s Exceptional sideboard designed by Vittorio Introini for Saporiti in the 1960s. The rationalist...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Saporiti Italia

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Aluminum

Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti Corner Sofa in Light Blue Upholstery
By Saporiti, Giovanni Offredi
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti, corner sofa, lacquered wood, metal, fabric, Italy, 1970s. Magnificent corner sofa designed by Italian designer Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti. The ric...
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1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Saporiti Italia

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Metal

Giovanni Offredi White Leather Onda Wave Lounge Chair for Saporiti
By Giovanni Offredi, Saporiti
Located in Miami, FL
Single perforated white leather Onda wave lounge chair with original pillow by Giovanni Offredi for Saporiti Italia. Maintains original label. Leather has been professionally cleane...
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Late 20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Saporiti Italia

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Steel

Pair of Saporiti Kiushu Armchairs
By Saporiti
Located in Dronten, NL
Kiushu club chairs in red Alcantara fabric, made in Italy circa 1960 by Saporiti. These chairs, equipped with a chromed steel frame, feature a very distinctive sloped back at the bo...
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1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vintage Saporiti Italia

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Chrome

  • Pair of Saporiti Kiushu Armchairs
  • Pair of Saporiti Kiushu Armchairs
  • Pair of Saporiti Kiushu Armchairs
  • Pair of Saporiti Kiushu Armchairs
H 27.56 in W 32.29 in D 33.08 in
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Saporiti Italia furniture for sale on 1stDibs.

Saporiti Italia furniture are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive items are frequently made of metal and are designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Saporiti Italia furniture, although brown editions of this piece are particularly popular. Many of the original furniture by Saporiti Italia were created in the mid-century modern style in europe during the 20th century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider furniture by Marco Zanuso, Franco Albini, and Arflex. Prices for Saporiti Italia furniture can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these items begin at $620 and can go as high as $45,823, while a piece like these, on average, fetch $5,188.

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