The Cortina armchair launched in2005, has become an iconic expression of Minotti style. Its wire mesh frame is so lightweight is seems to defy gravity, and now it takes on a new personality. Thanks to the introduction of a white painted finish with bush hammered texture. This new version of the Cortina armchair considerably expands its range of possible uses, both inside the home-- offerinf a variety of pairing options with all the sofas in the Minotti collection; as well as outside -- in tandem with the Alison Iroko Outdoor Sofa. The dynamic shape of the frame and the unusual texture of the Cortina outdoor sofa form a welcoming background for backrest cushions are covered in white cotton canvas, treated with water proff coating. The completely removable upholstery fabric comes in an exclusive range of fabrics and colors, tested for their ability to withstand outdoor conditions.
"Gordon Guillaumier was born in Malta in 1966. He studied economics and sociology at Reading University in England and Industrial Design at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan with Jasper Morrison and James Irvine as tutors. In 1992 he obtained a master in industrial design at the Domus Academy. After an apprenticeship with design firm Baleri Italia, Gordon was trained and worked as design ... More