New 2020 Designer  Antonio Citterio

Every constructive detail of the Tessa armchair is a clue to the great complexity that lies behind its seeming simplicity. The kind of simplicity that stems from the ingenuity and hand-craftsmanship inherent to the concept of the product itself.

The structure is made entirely of solid ash or turned Canaletto walnut.  The traditional joinery requires expert craftsmanship and gently exalts the natural texture and feel of the wood. An ancient art that dates back to Italian rural tradition, the delicate yet strong woven paper rush cord in the seat and backrest is also finely hand-crafted. Soft optional cushions held in place by slender straps add a deeper sense of welcome to the Tessa armchair.

The Tessa family includes an armchair, ottoman, bench and a coffee table with marble top, available in a number of types of marble.

Technical Specifications

Structure in solid Canaletto walnut with natural finish; or, stained Canaletto walnut extra or coffee; or, in solid ash stained walnut, cherry, teak, coffee, wenge, ebony or brown. Woven paper rush cord

Seat/backrest cushion (for the armchair only) in blown polyester fiber; upon request, with upcharge

Feet in die-cast zama with satin, chrome, black chrome, burnished or champagne finish. Feet rest on tips made of thermoplastic material

Seat and backrest cushion upholstery is removable in both the fabric and leather versions

* Registered users only
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