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Marco Zanuso Sleep-o-matic Sofa for Arflex, Italy, 1954

$8,512.69Asking Price

About

Marco Zanuso (1916-2001) was an innovative architect and designer who had a large influence on Italian design between the 1950s and 1970s. His designs were practical, well-engineered and ergonomic. His collaborations with German design Richard Sapper from 1957 saw his designs break into the mass market. The sleep-o-matic sofa and bed was designed by Zanuso in 1954 for the manufacturer Arflex a new company that was an offshoot from Pirelli, the famous rubber manufacturer. The shape of the sofa has a Minimalist 1950s look and feel with metal feet, upholstered base, sculpted backrest and removable seat cushions. It can be adjusted to bring the seat out further, transforming it into a single bed. It has been recently reupholstered in Dedar, in a white and red striped textile suitable for outdoors.

Details

  • Creator
    Arflex (Manufacturer),Marco Zanuso (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.53 in. (75 cm)Width: 76.78 in. (195 cm)Depth: 35.44 in. (90 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1954
  • Condition
    Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: F2831stDibs: LU1420222010262

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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