Sella Armchair

by Tacchini


The Sella Armchair, designed by Carlo De Carli for Tacchini, is a re-issue of an iconic 1966 design. Sella is made using the very finest materials: exposed natural walnut, elegant chromed metal details and belts for the support of the backrest in refined natural leather. The cushions are filled with feathers with the covers upholstered in leather, fabric or velvet. With its soft and generous lines Sella is designed to offer maximum comfort and relax. The Sella Armchair is ideal both for private use and in commercial spaces, for example in living and and other lounging rooms, receptions and bedrooms.

The Sella Armchair is available in many different upholstery options, including COM and COL. Please make your selection of Upholstery Category in the options above. Once the relevant Upholstery Category is chosen, please indicate in the "Notes to Do Shop" upon check-out the reference of the upholstery chosen.
Please refer to the Tacchini Materials Catalogue and the Tacchini Upholstery Catalogue under the Features tab: Additional Information and contact us if you have any questions regarding these options.

The Sella Collection comprises an armchair and a sofa.

Carlo de Carli was an Italian modernist designer, architect, essayist, and academic. He worked at the studio of Gio Ponti and subsequently opening a studio with Renato Angeli. In addition to architectural projects, De Carli was a prolific furniture designer who worked with the leading design companies including Cassina, Tecno and Gubi. In 1954, de Carli won the Compasso d’Oro, the highest industrial design honor in Italy, for his design of the Model 683 chair for Cassina, and in 1957 he was awarded the Triennale Grand Prix for his design of the Balestra arm chair for Tecno. From 1965 to 1968, he was Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Politecnico di Milan, where he taught until 1986.

Tacchini is a leading furniture brand from the design and production hotbed of Brianza in northern Italy. Founded in 1967, Tacchini combines impeccable craftsmanship with the creativity of leading international designers to create products with an unmistakable Italian flair, from mid-century classics to cutting-edge contemporary designs.

Design Year
1964 / 2019

Product Reference

Custom made to order

Made in Italy


W 102 x D 97 x H 83 x Seat H 42 cm

Materials & Finishes
Structure: in Canaletto Walnut with leather belts
Padding: feather cushions for the seat, feather cushions with a rubber insert for the back to give support
Internal frame: metal frame with elastic straps
Metal details: glossy black chrome
Upholstery: non removable covers
For all materials, finishes and upholstery options please refer to the various Tacchini catalogues under Additional Information below

Additional Information
Product Tech Sheet
Tacchini Technical Information Catalogue

Tacchini Materials Catalogue
Tacchini Upholstery Catalogue
Tacchini Maintenance and Care Instructions


Lead Time
Production 6-8 weeks plus delivery 1-2 weeks

Delivery - United Kingdom
The UK delivery charge for this product is based on the shipping destination. You can check these charges at the Shopping Cart or Checkout. Our prices include all applicable VAT, import duties, clearance charges and other fees associated with importing the product into the UK. You will not be asked for further payments once you have made the purchase.

This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service. We offer an enhanced delivery service which includes delivery at an agreed time slot to your room of choice, product assembly, removal of packaging and old items of furniture as well as storage for a limited period for an extra charge. Please contact us for a quotation.

Delivery - Outside United Kingdom
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service. Charges for deliveries outside the UK vary depending on size and weight and will be shown at the Shopping Cart or Checkout. You can also contact us for a custom delivery cost quotation.

All our product prices include UK VAT of 20%, which will be automatically deducted at the Checkout for orders with delivery addresses outside the UK. Customers from outside the UK (including countries in the European Union) will be liable for paying any applicable local import duties, VAT or similar sales taxes. Once the shipment reaches its destination country, the relevant authorities or the shipping company will contact you with further information on such taxes, which must be paid by you before the goods can be delivered. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Additional Information
Delivery & Returns
Terms & Conditions


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Interior Design
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