Pair of vintage side chairs "Dsc 106" by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli, 1960


About this vintage design furniture

This set of two DSC 106 chairs was designed by Giancarla Piretti for the Italian company Castelli in 1965. It is one of the most famous models of the brand's chairs and remains an object of innovative and attractive design. The elegant interweaving of lines that defines the forms of the DSC 106 has been admired by generations of architects and interior designers who have always considered the chair not only for its timeless aesthetic quality, but also for its exceptional functionality and durability. The DSC 106 is concrete proof that Italian design is not just about creativity, especially when it comes to being able to combine an aesthetic element with ergonomic research, efficiency and ease of use. This model is an example of the best collaboration between the designer Giancarlo Piretti and the historical Italian brand Castelli. The structure is made of metal, while the seat and backrest are made of curved plywood and covered with high quality black vinyl.Giancarlo Piretti was born in Bologna in 1940. After studying at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Academy of Bologna, he began working as an interior designer for Anonima Castelli, designing furniture for the home and office. During his twelve years at Castelli, Piretti obtained numerous industrial patents for his designs, which were dominated by chairs. Piretti's work for Castelli earned the company an international reputation in furniture design. His most famous design is the Plia plastic folding chair (1968). Other famous designs include the DCS 106 stacking chair (1965), Plona lounge chair (1969), Alky chair (1970), Plantone folding desk (1970), Plano (1971, IBD Gold Medal), Planto hanger (1972), System 61 modular sofa system (1973), Xylon chair (1992, two G Mark Awards 1994), and the Torsion seating collection (1995-6, G Mark Award 1997). Currently, Piretti lives and works in Bologna with his son, designer Alessandro Piretti.This set is in original vintage condition. It has age marks, scratches and minor dents. 44 cm high for the seat.

Reference : 211279

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56 cm
77 cm
49 cm
Giancarlo PIRETTI
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Giancarlo PIRETTI

Giancarlo Piretti is a designer who has profoundly marked the history of Italian design. He has developed an innovative approach to the creation of seating (chairs, recliners, etc.).
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