Sports Ball Chairs by Lento
The Sports Ball chair and ottoman was designed by master upholsterer Paolo Lillus in 1966, inspired by a real leather football he had kicked about in his childhood. The chair is now manufactured by German office furniture manufacturer Lento and comes in 8 different versions. We particularly like Volley, the outsized tennis ball upholstered with real tennis felt and Eagle, the golf ball-inspired chair complete with plastic dimples on the outer shell. Both come without canine bite-marks, which is curious (we have a ball-obsessed dog here at Do HQ).
This quirky but comfortable chair works well in reception areas of sports clubs, break-out areas of funky offices or at the homes of sports fanatics. We are looking forward to seeing rugby ball-shaped sofas, hockey puck-shaped tables and shuttlecock-shaped suspension lights bouncing along soon.
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