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Vintage Vertebra Chair System for Open Ark Castelli by Emilio Ambasz & Giancarlo Piretti 1976s

Original price €250,00 - Original price €250,00
Original price
€250,00 - €250,00
Current price €250,00


The design of Emilio Ambasz & Giancarlo Piretti was inspired by vertebras, and thus aiming at perfectly fitting to the movements of the body. This chair system was one of the first automatically adjustable ergonomic designs, with a reclining backrest and a sliding seat to achieve the purpose of adjusting to the needed angle. With this the Vertebra Chair System won the International Design Award for Excellence in Design in 1977s.

The chair has the original red Harris tweed upholstery in very good condition. On the underside the original maker's label is visible, also including the date of production (1976).

Designers: Emilio Ambasz & Giancarlo Piretti

Manufacturer: Castelli

Style: modern, minimalist

Production date: 1976s

Material: plastic and steel

Country of origin: Italy

Period: 20th century

Dimensions: Width: 54 cm, Height: 77 cm, Depth: 45 cm

Condition: Very good. Wear consistent with age and use.