Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studio’s modern pieces for Crassevig

• May 6, 2011

For forty years Crassevig have been offering beautiful furniture and real quality. Today Crassevig’s products are among the finest in the world. Initially specialized in solid wood steam bending, over time they have completely diversified with the aim to play an important part in the world of design.

The first designer item was the “Johan” coat stand by Giovanni Offredi followed by “Arca”, a successful folding chair by Gigi Sabadin, awarded with the “Selezione d’Onore del Compasso d’Oro 1979”. Since then Crassevig has enjoyed working with eminent designers such as: Raul Barbieri, Carlo Bartoli, Rodolfo Dordoni, Enrico Franzolini, Jan Ekselius, Gruppo Grafite, Ton Haas, Ludovica and Roberto Palomba, Jorge Pensi and many others.

Crassevig celebrates the 50 years of the Salone del Mobile di Milano with four new models which reaffirm the prerogatives of the company: products that combine good design, industrial technology, artisan skill and care.

Crassevig2011 Pola Grup 04 LR 600x439 Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studios modern pieces for Crassevig

POLA by design LC Studio

POLA, design LC Studio
Wrapping, sinuous, practical: these are the characteristics of POLA, chair and armchair. The shape of the shell recalls the fluid lines of the contemporary design, but it is the result of the carefully studied ergonomics, designed in order to offer a comfortable sitting comfort. The use of the polyurethane, moulded with minimal thicknesses, guarantees a good resistance and helps to minimize the material usage. Stacking, versatile, strong, this chair has been thought for schools, as well as for meeting rooms and collectivity in general. Available in white, black, red and beige, with bicoloured options upon request. The frame can be in chromed steel or lacquered, with four legs or sled base.

Crassevig2011 Stem Grup 01 Patrick Norguet LR 600x574 Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studios modern pieces for Crassevig

STEM by design Patrick Norguet

Crassevig2011 Stem Back 06 Patrick Norguet LR 600x646 Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studios modern pieces for Crassevig

STEM by design Patrick Norguet

STEM, design Patrick Norguet
Innovative in concept, shape and design, STEM is a successful experiment. Completely made in aluminum tubing, seamless and without the use of adhesives. The tubes are fitted to the curve of the backrest with a series of special made plastic inserts, placed with pressure. The shape of the basket characterize this chair, and at the same time, makes it extremely comfortable. The seat is made of polyurethane or upholstered for extra comfort. Lightweight but solid, this chair is designed for bars and restaurants, and it is well suited to be paired with an important table in a residential contest.
Available in white, black or red, can be used outdoors.

Crassevig2011 Persia Gruppo 002 Enrico Franzolini LR 600x328 Patrick Norguet + Enrico Franzolini + design LC Studios modern pieces for Crassevig

PERSIA by design Enrico Franzolini

PERSIA, design Enrico Franzolini
Designed for large public spaces like libraries and meeting rooms, PERSIA, chair and armchair, is functional in its elegant simplicity, made up of details and proportions. The square tube steel used for the structure, which follows the contour of the backrest becomes one of its main features, and helps the stacking chairs from the ground up to sixteen. The shell can be in veneered plywood, upholstered, with structural polyurethane or woven polyester ribbon. Fire-resistant, it is robust, versatile, comfortable. It’ also available with a polyurethane armrest.

+ Biographies

Enrico Franzolini
Born in Udine in 1952, he studied in Florence and Venice where, in 1979, he received his university degree in architecture. Over time, his commitment to the fields of architecture and industrial design developed in parallel, and in the first case, manifested itself through a large number of restoration works and building renovations, and through his participation in architecture contests.

Patrick Norguet
Born in Tours in 1969, he studied at the School of Industrial Design in Paris. Nominated Designer of the Year Now! Design for Living 2005 (Maison & Objets), has worked for companies such as Cappellini, Fasem, Poltrona Frau, Lapalma, Crassevig, GlasItalia, Flaminia, Thonet Vienna, Modus, Artifort, Accor, Renault, Lancel.

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