Alessi

Alessichair - Piana Folding Chair

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RRP £145.00 £143.00 incl. VAT, GB free shipping*

 
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Piana is a folding chair and the first chair ever involving Italian manufacturer Alessi in its more than 90 year-long history. Accordingly, this Alessichair is something special. Piana is the result of the cooperation between the Italian company Alessi and the designer and architect David Chipperfield.

With Piana, designer David Chipperfield entered the challenge of designing a product that already exists in countless variations. The result is a folding chair that fulfils practical demands.

Visually, Piana is simple and reduced to the essentials. The iconic folding chair is recognised as such instantly, as it doesn't have any ornaments and is extremely robust. The clear and functional look makes Piana a versatile chair. The aim of David Chipperfield was to design a chair that could be used in public rooms, for events and receptions, as well as in private households, at the dining table, on the balcony or in the garden.

Accordingly, the quality of the used materials is high and the practical artistic details of the design are clever. Piana comes with a synchronised system for folding and unfolding the seat. This system was implemented with just one pivot point and without visible fixing elements. That is why Piana can be folded compactly and be as just one leg in its folded position.

The manufacturer uses polypropylene reinforced with fibre glass for the manufacture of Piana. The surface is matt and slip-resistant; the whole chair is 100% recyclable. The chair is adapted for indoor and outdoor use thanks to its material.

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Item no. 116892
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Material Polypropylene (PP) glass fibre reinforced
Colour White
Dimensions Height: 90 cm, Depth: 52 cm, Length: 46 cm
Weight 5.8 kg (without packaging)
Seat height 44.5 cm
Foldable Yes
For outdoor use Yes
EAN 8003299324507
Design David Chipperfield
Category Chairs

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Great design, but....

4 of 5 stars 13.05.2019, , Alessi - Alessichair Piana Folding Chair, white
7 of 7 customers have found this review helpful.

Automatically translated from German

not quite as robust as they seem at first glance. More like a seat for XS models than for the uncle from America.

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stylish folding chair

4 of 5 stars 13.05.2019, , Alessi - Alessichair Piana Folding Chair, black
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

Automatically translated from German

The special thing about Alessi Piana is that it collapses like a flounder. So I can store it wonderfully in my little kitchen. For a small breakfast at my small bistro table he offers good seating comfort and looks chic in addition. Certainly not cheap, but the perfect folding chair for my purposes. A star print for the enormous price.

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