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, the Aston "cord" outdoor collection comes with a pewter colour polyester-painted metal frame specially treated for exterior use, as are the padded cushions, which are covered in waterproof fabric.
The seat back is in a special braided 7 mm diameter polypropylene cord, available in two colour variations: light grey and dark brown, a perfect match for the fabrics in the new art lifescape 02 textile collection and the shade of Alison "dark brown" outdoor.
The painted metal frame is finished with a special polyester paint for exterior use in pewter colour variations: light grey and dark brown. The seats feature and exclusive Minotti Studio laser-cur geometric design. Inner padding of the cushions is in highly durable expanded polyurethane covered in water repellent fibre.
Born in Milan in 1954, Rodolfo Dordoni graduated as an architect in 1979 and until 1989 he was responsible for the art direction of Cappellini, while designing for a variety of brands including Cassina, Artemide, Driade, Moroso and Flos. Since 1998 he has been the artistic director of Minotti, coordinating all the company’s collections as well as designing many Minotti showrooms around the world.
Now helmed by the third generation of the Minotti family, Rodolfo Dordoni guarantees the modern-classic aspect of the portfolio while collaborations with designers including Frenchman Christophe Delcourt and Japan’s nendo bring in fresh perspective.