Armchair "tappeto Volante" (or flying carpet) by Ettore Sottsass
Circa 1972 - Bedding Brevetti edition
"Sottsass invents a new type of seat here: thanks to the metaphor of the flying carpet, it invites to a literally extraordinary journey. The different elements (base, armrests, seat, backrest) are clearly distinguished, by the shapes, the textures or the colors. "
Rare armchair in perfect condition
Wood, polyurethane and velvet
H 68.5 x D 107 x W 183 cm
In 1939 he graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di Torino
One of the most influential and important figures of the last century, Architect and Designer, he has participated in all radical movements whether created from the 70s and 80s.
In 1981 he founded the Memphis group, a group that has radically changed the scenario of Italian and world design.
Honored with numerous international awards, was winner of the Golden Compass in 1959.
He designed the first laptop "Valentina" by Olivetti.
He died in 2007 at the age of 90 years.