LISA ARMCHAIR & CHAIR. PHOTOS BY MARIO CIAMPI
Lisa was born from the longing to work on the chair archetype, in search of the typological essence, ‘the chair’ by excellence. A rational chair that had nothing more than necessary and nothing less. An elegant, refined chair that expressed the company’s potential, but not in terms of formal and productive virtuosity, but rather in the enhancement of solid wood, used at its highest technical level. Like many other Draw products, Lisa has a marked historical imprint and winks at the taste of the first half of the 20th century. In particular, the work of Giò Ponti was a fundamental inspiration, helping to eliminate unnecessary signs in an effort to concentrate on the balance of form, the study of proportions and attention to detail.
The idea behind Lisa is lightness: visual lightness, as each element is the bare minimum. Lightness in terms of using as little wood as possible and therefore as little waste as possible. Lightness in the sense of the absence of forms, or unnecessary processing. Lightness, however, without compromising on comfort, which, today more than ever, is a non-negotiable value. Lisa is characterised by a “harmonious contrast” of straight, rigorous, rational lines and soft, wing-shaped sections and fluid joints, as if defined by a pencil mark that runs through the silhouette without ever leaving the sheet. The Lisa collection consists of two dining seat versions (with and without armrests) and a lounge armchair. It is ideal in contexts ranging from home and hospitality to home-office and meeting environments.
699 SUPERLEGGERA, CASSINA FACTORY. 1957 – CASSINA ARCHIVE
LISA AND GIO’ READING DOMUS. 1950, MILANO – ITALY
LISA IS AVAILABLE IN WALNUT OR ASH WITH VARIOUS FINISHINGS
AND UPHOLSTERED WITH A VAST RANGE OF LEATHERS OR FABRICS