The Altay armchair is a luxurious and sensuous armchair designed by Patricia Urquiola for Coedition. The chair's chunky wood frame gives it a sense of rustic solidity, in contrast to the luxurious finish of the black goatskin seat. This comfortably proportioned armchair is great in living rooms or in reception areas.
The Altay armchair is part of a collection which also includes a dining chair, a pedestal table, a dining table and a sofa.
Patricia Urquiola is one of the most influential furniture designers working today. She was born in Oviedo in Spain but now lives and works in Milan. Urquiola trained as an architect and worked with Achille Castiglioni and Piero Lissoni before starting her own studio in 2001. She has since designed numerous products for leading furniture brands including Moroso, B&B Italia, Molteni & C and Kartell. Urquiola’s designs are unconventional, emphatic and experimental; blending humanist sensibilities and technical expertise – qualities that also inform her work as an architect.
Coedition is a French furniture company with a tightly edited collection of products by well known designers including Patricia Urquiola, Shin Azumi and Michael Anastassiades. The products all share the characteristics of effortless sophistication, uncompromising quality and an unmistakable French flair. Coedition products are highly appreciated for commercial projects, notable examples include the New Eiffel Tower chair designed for the Gustave Eiffel Pavilion and the Scala collection designed for the Rivea restaurant by Alain Ducasse in Las Vegas.
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