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Lochness Desk

c. 2015

by Piero Lissoni
for Cappellini

Lochness Desk

by Piero Lissoni
for  Cappellini

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When used as a desk, Lochness Tables by Piero Lissoni can be accom­pa­nied by free-stand­ing units equipped with wheels and two drawers that can be placed under the worktop, on the left or right side.

The top of the Lochness Table series is avail­able in black Canaletto walnut, oak with a natural, black or wengé finish, natural Santos or with a matte lacquered finish; the metal base comes with a polished chrome finish or matte varnished in white, anthracite or mud.


Piero Lissoni


Industrial but playful might sound like a contradiction, but in the hands of Piero Lissoni, it makes perfect sense. The Italian architect and designer has become one of the most accomplished of his generation, with collaborations with everyone from Alessi to Flos to Tecno. After training as an architect at the prestigious Politecnico di Milano University, Lissoni formed his own firm to create witty takes on modernism’s clean lines.

In 1996, he launched a visual communication agency, Graph.x, followed 17 years later by Lissoni Architettura, which handles interior design projects. But Lissoni’s furnishings really show off his charm: his Otto seating system for Cassina, named for the way the numeral is pronounced in Italian, tosses a titular number of comfy cushions into a slim aluminum rectangle for a perfect blend of hard and soft. And his Extrasoft system for Living Divani tosses away the frame entirely. It’s a chic take on the kid’s bedroom favorite, the beanbag, but with a lifetime’s worth of possible arrangements.

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