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De Sede DS 57 Armchair in Teak Upholstery by Franz Romero

$8,260per item

About

The Bugatti Type 57, an icon of Art Deco design, inspired Franz Romero when he designed the DS-57 armchair for De Sede. The designer not only managed to incorporate the characteristic seating comfort of Bugatti car seats; he also accomplished a visually perfect embodiment of the car in armchair form. The chair is thus designed to reflect the characteristic, streamlined contours of the Classic car; naturally, you sit very low in it, as you would in a sports car – for seating comfort underscored even further by cushions that are inclined backwards. The armchair shape also takes on the contours of the fender, with voluminous armrests that extend to the floor: true to detail, they point downwards, as in the real Bugatti 57. The one-off piece in a perfect, streamlined form. The aerodynamic structures of DS-57 are uniquely delicate. The armchair is impressive for its striking runners and soft seating comfort. The steep seat gradient is achieved by means of a wedge-like base structure – sprayed with impact-resistant, high-gloss lacquer; in glazed solid oak or made of aluminum. Also available with integrated, height-adjustable headrest. Additional information: Materials: Leather Category: Select-Teak Type: Nappa leather, lighty pigmented Thickness: 1.2 to 1.4 mm Characteristics: Meticulous processing preserves the natural quality – with a characteristic pattern of creases, grain and pores. After tanning, it is dyed with a special finish to maintain the natural aura while also offering improved protection. It undergoes visible ageing, lending it an endearing patina. Dimensions: 90 W x 100 D x 69 H cm Available in other upholstery options: Living, club, neck, coloral Also available in chair with headrest.

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Available in other upholstery options: Living, club, neck, coloral Also available in chair with headrest

Details

  • Creator
    Franz Romero (Designer),De Sede (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 27.17 in. (69 cm)Width: 35.44 in. (90 cm)Depth: 39.38 in. (100 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time
    5-6 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: DS-57/011stDibs: LU5143121761592

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: Klingnau, Switzerland
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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About the Manufacturer

De Sede

A de Sede piece lends a strong personality to the room it occupies. One of the world’s most respected furniture design houses, de Sede’s quality Swiss craftsmanship has its foundation in a long history of making expertly designed saddles. Founded in 1965 to build on a successful family-run saddler’s workshop in Klingnau, Switzerland, de Sede now is a leading manufacturer of leather goods and furniture, including sofas, chairs and beds.At the core of de Sede’s philosophy is a reverence for the complexity and beauty of handcrafted furniture in an age when mass-produced objects are the norm. Over the years, the atelier has built a name for itself in its modular furniture pieces, which are made using the highest quality leather upholstery. The sleek, elegant pieces incorporate functionality with beauty. Amongst their best-selling designs is the DS-600 introduced in 1972. Also known as the Non Stop sofa, it is a sensually curved, snaking modular sofa whose individual pieces can be zipped together to create multiple variations and arcs.De Sede has collaborated with some of the world's finest design minds, enhancing the prestige and individuality of their products. Designers like Santiago Calatrava, Antonella Scarpitta, Stephan Hürlemann, Gordon Guillaumier and Philippe Malouin have all created pieces with the atelier. Ubald Klug’s 1974 DS-1025, also known as the Terrazza sofa, is an enduring favorite with its cascading levels of leather. In 2017, de Sede expanded its product line to include high-quality leather handbags, which are as thoughtfully designed and beautifully crafted as its furniture. De Sede AG is now part of the Volare Group AG and continues to handcraft its fine furniture and other goods from its factory in Klingnau.Find authentic de Sede seating, tables and decorative objects today on 1stDibs.
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