1291 views 09/15
Photographed-and touched(! silky cotton) in a Parisian shop selling design pieces. I would love this in my large lounge, but didn’t dare ask the price.
“Created in 1978 for the Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara, Proust was immediately recognized as an icon of twentieth century design and one of the most renowned and essential reference points in the quest for form and aesthetic perfection.
Cappellini inherited the piece in 1993 and today Proust Geometrica, reupholstered in a new cotton fabric by Alessandro Mendini and hand-finished according to tradition, preserves the forms of the original armchair while refreshing them and breathing new life into the image and value of the original design."
3 Sept 2010 – 100 views.