Tasca Lounge Chair and Ottoman | © By Simone Viola
If you close your eyes and think of a lounge chair, in all likelihood you will imagine overly lavish interiors.
Tasca is a collection with a refined but deliberately non-exclusive design: it stands out as a countertrend item, eliminating stereotypes and allowing everyone to have access to beauty.
Conceived with a double function, for both private and public spaces, Tasca collection consists of a lounge and a footrest, characterized by a modern design and an irresistible and timeless elegance.
These sober and comfortable items make every room welcoming and create the perfect location to enjoy a moment of peace in which time flies imperceptibly.
The lounge and the footrest form a unique collection thanks to the skillful use of a single modular cushion in which lies the heart of the project, composed of elements in recycled materials.
With its distinctive black metal base and fabric or eco leather upholstery, Tasca collection offers a range of options that makes it perfect for all tastes.
- Seat and seat back is commercial grade HR foam.
- Seat shell inside the chair is recycled plastic from natural waste.
- Powder coated metal base.
Chair: Inches 24w | 26.4d | 31.1h | 17sh | Weight: 29 lbs.
Ottoman: 24w | 20d | 17h || Weight: 15 lbs.
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Simone Viola was born in Mendrisio, Switzerland in 1985.
After rigorous training in industrial design in Milan and through his collaboration during various architectural and design studies, he began to gain experience in Switzerland and abroad. In 2011, he founded the Simone Viola Design Studio, focusing on industrial projects for furniture and accessories. His philosophy leans toward research on the materials and technical aspects related to the development of the project, conceptually guided by historical and artistic references. This approach produces the most natural connection to contemporary design, where the object is not the expression of a trend, but a long-lasting fusion of form and the intended use. Soft, natural elegant shapes and elevated attention to details characterizes his work and continuous optimization of the development phase allows the realization of high quality and generously accommodating products.
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