Woodline Lounge Chair
Cassina’s Woodline Lounge Chair has a striking, rigorous design, which is the result of the research by Marco Zanuso on how to anchor a seat on a wood frame. The wood frame is based on the geometry of the circle, which provides the chair’s elegant formal aesthetic. Available in an iconic edition with a clear-varnished walnut frame, with the back panel in natural saddle leather, and the cushions in tobacco colored leather.
Zanuso started work on this chair with his entry in an international design competition organized by the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1949. He returned to it in 1964, harnessing Arflex’s advanced technology.
Architect, designer and university lecturer, Marco Zanuso was one of the leading interpreters of the Modern Movement.
Trained at the Polytechnic University of Milan and, in the immediate post-war years, co-editor of the Domus magazine with Ernesto N. Rogers, he was awarded the Medaglia d’oro and the Gran Premio at the Milan Triennale on a number of occasions (VIII, IX, X, XI and XIII editions), and won ve Compassi d’Oro between 1956 and 1985.
Zanuso was one of the first designers in Italy to take an interest in product industrialization, going beyond aesthetics to incorporate technological, industrial, and communication variables.