Asolo Sofa by Flexform
Designed by Antonio Citterio for Flexform.
Outstanding comfort was designed right into the Asolo sofa’s DNA. Its generous yet well-balanced proportions, couture upholstery tailoring and attention to even the smallest construction details are all unmistakable signs of the quintessential Flexform style, imbued with informal elegance.
Devoid of sharp corners, this clustering of soft pieces features large, fluffy cushions filled with blown polyester fibre and goose down for sheer relaxation.
The armrest comes in two widths and is distinctive to the Asolo sofa. It features an elegant pleat, whose shape and aesthetics reveal the impeccable craftsmanship behind such skillful tailoring.
The Asolo sofa rests on a streamlined metal base with silver-grey painted finish.
At once comfortable, sophisticated and relaxed, Asolo is a versatile sofa that seamlessly adds style an elegance to any setting, from classic to contemporary, and is confidently at-home upholstered in any of the fabrics and leathers in the extensive Flexform collection.
Technical Specifications :
Structure in solid wood with polyurethane foam padding, covered with a protective laminated fabric
Seat cushions in polyester fibre with insert in single-density crushproof material
Backrest / armrest in metal with moulded polyurethane and Dacron padding, covered with a protective laminated fabric
Backrest cushions in sterilised goose down
Optional cushions in sterilised goose down; upon request, with upcharge
Base in silver-grey colour epoxy powder-coated metal. Feet rest on tips made of thermoplastic material
Upholstery is removable in both the fabric and leather versions
Dimensions : Available in 2 depths – 1060mmD and 1160mmD
Available in a large range of configurations – see attached brochure.SHOW MORE SHOW LESS
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Flexform is born out of a decades-long family tradition, operating in a small town in the North of Italy renowned for its high quality furniture production. The Flexform furniture brand has been instantly recognisable for almost half a century and has given rise to an extensive range of products that have taken their place in the history of Italian design.
There is a fertile relationship between production and design in the brand that has successfully stimulated creative interaction with successive generations of the best Italian designers. One designer however, stands above all for his importance to the brand – Antonio Citterio, who for fourty years has been coordinating the entire Flexform collection. He is the man who has given soul to the product as his lucid, inventive style is responsible for much of Flexform’s recent history,
Flexform is an integration of craftsmanship and tradition, with modern design and technology combining to a form balanced sense of timeless elegance. Their attention to detail, innovative technique and unique expertise, are what makes Flexform one of the most respected furniture producers in the world today.
About the designer
For the past 40 years, Antonio Citterio has been supervising the entire Flexform collection. Citterio designs A.B.C., Air, Beauty, Brenda, Carlotta, Cestone, Day-Time, Eden, Evergreen, Feel Good, Filiberto, Fly, Gooplace, Grandemare, Groundpiece, Guscio, Happy, Happy-Hour, Helen, Infinity, Kid, Lighpiece, Max, Peter, Phil, Plain, Softdream, Status, Timeless, Vic, Wilson, and Wing.
Between 1979 and 1982, his work with Paolo Nava included Doralice, Magister, Pasodoble, and Ugomaria.
Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950, and started his design office in 1972. He got a degree in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1975.
Between 1987 and 1996, he worked with Terry Dwan and together they designed buildings in Europe and Japan.
In 1999, he founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners” with Patricia Viel. The firm operates internationally, developing complex long-term projects on all scales and in synergy with a qualified network of consultants.
Antonio Citterio is currently working in industrial design with Italian and foreign companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Fusital, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, Sanitec Group, Technogym, Tre Più and Vitra.
In 1987 and in 1994, Antonio Citterio received the Compasso d’Oro-ADI award. Since 2006 he has been teaching architectural design at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland. In 2008, he was honored by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London, which gave him the title of “Royal Designer for Industry.”
In September 2009, the architectural firm changed its name to “Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners.”