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The Sesann Armchair, designed by Gianfranco Frattini for Tacchini, is a re-issue of one of his iconic designs from the late 1950s. The fully upholstered structure is embraced by a tubular metal frame which acts as an architectural structure accentuating the generous cushioning, creating a bold and elegant look. With multiple options of leather or fabric upholstery, Sesann creates striking combinations of colours and textures between the cushions, the metal frame and its ash wood feet. The Sesann Armchair is ideal both for private use and in commercial spaces, for example in living and and other lounging rooms, receptions and bedrooms.
The Sesann 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.
The feet are available in two finishes - dark walnut or grey: please select your preferred finish in the Wooden Feet option above. The metal frame is available in the following finishes:
- Chromed finishes: polished chrome T23 / satin chrome T24 / matt black chrome T27 / polished black chrome T28
- Standard painted finishes: white T02 / black T07
- Non standard painted finishes: orange T11 / dark green T61
Please make your selection of Metal Frame finish amongst the options above. Once the relevant frame category is chosen, please indicate in the "Notes to Do Shop" upon check-out the chosen metal finish reference. 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 Sesann Collection comprises armchairs, ottomans, sofas and chaise longues.
Italian designer Gianfranco Frattini was one of the founders in the late 50’s of the ADI, Association for Industrial Design. Frattini opened his own design studio in Milan, after having worked for years with his teacher and mentor Gio Ponti. After only a few years Gianfranco became a world-known industrial designer: among his many successful projects, in 1956 he designed the chair Model 849, nominated for the “Compasso d’Oro” Prize.
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.
1970 / 2015
Production & Lead Time
Custom-made to order in approximately 6-8 weeks.
1-2 weeks for shipping, depending on location.
Made in Italy
W 110 x D 94 x H 67 x Seat H 38 cm
Materials & Finishes
Internal frame: cold foam with backrest insert and seat in polyurethane foam
Seat: 18 mm thick poplar plywood and solid fir wood with elastic belts
Base: tubular metal frame dia 20 mm powder-coated painted or chromed
Feet: open pore stained solid ash wood in dark walnut or grey stained finishes
Upholstery: not removable covers
For all materials, finishes and upholstery options please refer to the variou Tacchini catalogues under Additional Information below
Delivery - United Kingdom
The UK delivery charge for this product is based on order value, including free delivery for orders above certain values. 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
Charges for deliveries outside the UK vary depending on size and weight of the product and will be shown at the Shopping Cart or Checkout. You can also contact us for a custom delivery cost quotation.
Our shipping charges exclude import duties, local taxes and other applicable charges which may be levied as the goods reach your country.
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 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.
This product will be sent by a courier using a kerbside, non-timed service.