Sliding

A practical and extremely elegant sofa characterized by its base in cast aluminium which transforms itself into a comfortable double bed simply by lowering the backrest via the patented mechanism. The cushions are upholstered in duck down. All covers are removable.

Designer: Pietro ArosioYear: 2000
Technical overview

Cod. OINGV200
W 204 D 100/144 H 83/42 cm
H seat 42 cm

Materials and finishes
Internal frame: metal inserts with elastic belts.
Padding: differentiated - density polyurethane foam.
Base: die casting aluminium base powder-coated matt embossed aluminium and black. The element is provided with a patented metal system, which allows to convert the sofa into bed.
Upholstery: fully removable cover.
Patented.
Base:

T03

Black/Aluminum
Feet:

Polyurethane 30%

Metal Components 28%

Upholstery 25%

Die-cast aluminium 10%

Elastic belts 5%

Feather 2%

Suggested upholstery

Daylily
Davidia
Cannell
Doritis
Lars
Dock

Pietro Arosio

Pietro Arosio was born in 1946 in Lissone, near Milan. He learnt his profession at the research centre of a company specialising in the production of metal furniture for communal spaces. This experience led to the emergence of a design philosophy that developed over time through his work as an industrial designer. He began his career in 1972, and was already winning accolades in 1983, receiving the Casaviva d’Oro award. The fundamentals of his work include essentiality, research into new materials and technologies, and attention to detail and to the engineering implications of his designs. Pietro Arosio is fully aware of the emotional impact his products can have, and has worked in partnership with various internationally-acclaimed artists, including Nespolo, Del Pezzo, Hsiao Chin, Tilson, Rotella and Keizo. A number of his pieces have been exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and at the Munich modern art museum Die Sammlung.