Sesann Armchair

A system of sofas and armchairs that create a feeling of sensual warm, with their soft, comfortable shapes which are definitely the protagonists of space also due to the importance of volumes. In addition to this aesthetic and physical feelings, there is the peculiarity of its embracing structure, which can be in metallic chromed or painted tubular. The feet are made with ash wood dyed grey or walnut. Different upholsteries are available, leathers or fabrics, in order to create various feelings and chromatic combinations with the structure.

Designer: Gianfranco FrattiniYear: (1970) 2015
Technical overview

Cod. OSES110
W 110 D 94 H 67 cm
H seat 38 cm

Materials and finishes
Internal frame: cold foam with backrest insert and seat in polyurethane foam. Seat in 18 mm thick poplar plywood and solid fir wood with elastic belts.
Base: tubular metal frame Ø 20 mm powder-coated painted or chromed.
Feet: open pore stained solid ash wood.
Upholstery: not removable.

Polyurethane foam 26%

Upholstery 24%

Foam 21%

Metal 11%

Poplar plywood 7%

Ash 4%

Solid pine wood 4%

Elastic belts 3%

Gianfranco Frattini

Gianfranco Frattini was born in Padua, Italy, on 15th May, 1926. He graduated in Architecture, at the Politecnico, Milan, in 1953. At the end of the 50’s, he is one of the founders of ADI, Association for Industrial Design. Frattini opened his own studio in Milan, after working in the office of his teacher and mentor Gio Ponti. In few years, he became an industrial designer, well-known worldwide. Among his many successful projects, in 1956 designed the chair model 849, nominated for the “Compasso d’Oro” Prize. Now, this armchair, which takes shapes from the original design, is proposed by Tacchini with the name of “Agnese”.