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Aston

product:
Aston
manufacturer:
Minotti
designer:
Rodolfo Dordoni
date:
2014
status:
Showroom Viewable (12 - 16 weeks)
(perth)
Technical information:

Sofa, a daybed, armchairs, poufs and chairs.

Aston is a family of individual pieces, including a sofa, a daybed, armchairs, poufs and chairs, custom-designed to furnish homes and "public spaces" with style and elegance, allowing the conversation to continue between indoors and outdoors.

Source of inspiration for the Aston collections is the memory of the old fashioned parlor or drawing room, reserved for receiving guests, where smaller-scale sofas and dainty armchairs were in fashion. Today, lifestyles have certainly changed but the taste for preserving tradition and fo the measured elegance expressed by some furnishings from the past has come back into Vogue. 

Inspiration for the sofa, the armchair, the pouf and the Aston daybed is unabashedly retro; what they have in common is eloquent lines, a more conservative scale and the kind of painstaking construction that expresses time-tested craftsmanship.

The sofa features an enveloping back that is echoed in the lines of the armres; it is raised off the floor on pewter color cast aluminum feet that underscore its fine design qualities.

The Aston armchair, featuring soft padding in the seat cushion and the seat back, extends a comfortable welcome and is available with or without arms.

TECHNICALE FEATURES

Frame: sofa, armchair and daybed in metal with high natural rubber content elastic strap
webbing. Backrest is encased in fire-resistant polyurethane foam and additional heat-sensitive variable-density memory foam insert. seat in variable-density polyurethane foam coupled with a lightweight channelled down quilting to lend inviting softness and fluffiness to the experience.

Cushions: entirely in channelled goose down.

Covers: fabric and leather covers are completely removable.

Legs: molded die-cast aluminium legs (exclusive minotti studio design) painted in pewter color with high gloss, anti-fingerprint finish.

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Rodolfo Dordoni

Rodolfo Dordoni

Minotti

Born in Milan in 1954, Rodolfo Dordoni graduated in architecture in 1979. From 1979 until 1989 he was responsible for the art direction and company image co-ordination of Cappellini International. Rodolfo Dordoni has a vast repertoire in product design typologies, encompassing domestic / contract lamps and furniture, storage systems, kitchens, bathroom accessories, objects, carpets and electrica... More

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