borsani d70 sofa

borsani d70 sofa

borsani d70 sofa

Design Osvaldo Borsani, 1955
Metal structure, fabric or leather
Made in Italy by Tecno

In the course of the company's long experience, Tecno has created solutions that have become archetypes in the world of furniture. These solutions, which are still just as valid today, are now collections that represent natural additions to the executive furniture for private, office and public settings, where ergonomics and design combine with functionality and beauty.

The D70 sofa was born to fit a precise customerĺs brief: enjoy the window lake view during the day and relax at the fireplace view at night. From this, a special steel shield mechanism was designed that enables the adjustment of the seat and back allowing it to be fixed at different angles as far back as completely transforming the function of the model. The base is offered in satin nickel or painted black. It is finished with a removable cover in either leather or fabric. The collection is completed by the P40 lounge.

76.77" w | 35.43" -45.28" d | 33.46" h

$10,832.00 + free delivery in the continental U.S.
(please allow 10-12 weeks for this special sofa to be created and shipped to your location)

Osvaldo Borsani

Osvaldo Borsani (1911-1985) kept close family ties. The son of furniture craftsman Gaetano Borsani, he joined the family business as a furniture designer after completing his degree at the Politecnico di Milano. Throughout the 1940's and early 50's, Borsani produced a large body of work including case goods, storage pieces, and seating. Especially noteworthy was his 1946 wall-mounted shelving system. In 1953, Osvaldo and his twin brother Fulgencio founded a firm called Tecno which became known for its technology and research based approach to furniture design, as well as its use of rubber and foam. Tecno was at the forefront of a post-war design movement that experimented with ideas of utopia and extreme modernity.
Italian firm Tecno was founded by Osvaldo and Fulgenzio Borsani. Using Osvaldo's designs, Tecno soon established a reputation for innovative design, particularly in the use of metal frames and polyfoam upholstery. This reputation was boosted by participation in the Milan Triennale of 1954, where visitors could see the flexible D70 divan-bed. This was followed by the highly versatile P40 lounge chair, which could be adjusted to a variety of seating and reclining positions.
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