Katana Lounge Chair
by Ghidini 1961
Katana Lounge Chair is an elegant armchair designed by Paolo Rizzatto and produced by Ghidini 1961. The Katana Lounge Chair has a brass structure supporting a comfortable seat and enveloping back and armrests. The Katana is inspired by the iconic and seductive shapes of the classic Chesterfield, reinterpreted with renewed elegance; thanks to the gentle curves of its legs, the connection with the seat and the back is smooth and light-weighted. The Katana is ideal for both private and contract use.
The Katana Lounge Chair is available is available in a large selection of upholstery and multiple metal finishes. Please see the Ghidini Materials and Finishes Catalogue under the Features tab and contact us for more information.
The Katana collection comprises chairs, armchairs, benches and sofas with various sizes and upholstery options.
Milan born, Italian architect and designer Paolo Rizzatto graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano in 1965. In his Milanese studio he works as freelance professional in the areas of architecture, interior design, and product design. In 1978 Paolo founded the company Luceplan with Riccardo Sarfatti: the studio designed for several Italian and foreign companies such as Alias, Arteluce, Artemide, Cassina, Danese, Driade, Fiam, Flos, Guzzini, Knoll, Kartell, Lensvelt, Luceplan, Molteni, Montina, Nemo, Philips, Poltrona Frau, Segis, Serralunga, Thonet, Veneta Cucine. Paolo won several prizes, amongst which the Compasso d’oro in 1981, 1989, 1995, 2008 and 2011, the “Premio dei Premi per l’Innovazione” in Rome in 2011, and the international competition for the urban renovation of the Darsena of Milan in 2004.
Ghidini 1961 is the design-led consumer products brand from Ghidini Bosco, the Italian specialist in metal die-casting renowned for their manufacturing expertise, especially with brass. Precious and luxurious, Ghidini 1961 is the perfect marriage of manufacturing heritage and cutting-edge contemporary design. Read our related blog post on Ghidini 1961 here.
Production & Lead Time
This product is custom-made to order.
Production 60-90 days plus shipping 1-2 weeks, depending on location.
Please eventually contact us on stock availability and delivery lead times.
100% made in Italy
W 120 x D 90 x H 68 cm
Suitable for indoor use only
Materials & Finishes
- Structure: belted seat and multilayered foam covered in polyurethane with different densities and quilted goose down with cotton lining; backrest structure in plywood covered with polyurethane rubber with different densities, all covered with a quilted goose down with cotton lining
- Base: sofa and armchair based on the Katana leg which is made of Italian brass, die casted in-house, then polished by hand and lacquered with a transparent finish to guarantee long- lasting durability
- Seat, backrest and armrests: fully upholstered
Covers not removable
Finishes: polished or satin or burnished brass in multiple finishes; all products from Katana collection are based on aluminium feet die casted in house at Ghidini 1961; the metal base is available in 16 different finishes
Upholstery: fabric, velvet, natural leather, Nappa leather or Nabuk leather
Please refer to the Ghidini Materials and Finishes Catalogue below
Care and Maintenance
Do not use dissolvents for cleaning; only use a soft and dry cloth, mildly moistened when applicable and if necessary; very specific brass and copper polishers are also recommended
Ghidini Materials & Finishes Catalogue + Products Tech Specs General Index
Delivery - United Kingdom
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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
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This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service.
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