Vintage Alky chair in aluminum and polyurethane foam by Giancarlo Piretti for Castelli, Italy 1970

France
$1,782.26

About this vintage design furniture

Giancarlo Piretti designed this Alky model chaise longue for the renowned Castelli publishing house. This Italian designer studied at the Instituto Statale d'Arte before beginning his career with Anonima Castelli. For more than two decades, he has created a wide range of furniture, including the Plia chair, the Alky armchair and the Dorsal, which have become iconic pieces of design. His creations are both functional and aesthetic, and have been widely recognized throughout the design world. "Alky" is typical of 70s design, and is part of the Space Age universe. This movement was born in the 60s in response to the space race, and is characterized by the use of organic forms and new materials to create a futuristic utopian aesthetic. It has influenced many fields, from fashion to architecture and popular culture. This lounge chair is designed with a sturdy aluminum frame, covered in polyurethane foam. It rests on a metal base for stability. It is upholstered in khaki vegan fabric. In very good condition, entirely reupholstered in our workshop. Reference : 302497

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Features

Length
63 cm
Height
74 cm
Depth
76 cm
Designer
Giancarlo PIRETTI
Condition
Excellent
Style
Space Age
Period
1970s
Origin
Italian
Colour
Green
Main material
Velvet
Other material
Metal

delivery and return

  • Shipped from : France
  • Delivery time :
    • 1 week for small items
    • 2 to 5 weeks for bulky products
  • Return possible: up to 14 days after delivery

About the designer

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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