• Pair of Cornaro 220 sofas by Carlo Scarpa | Paradisoterrestre HDS
  • Pair of Cornaro 220 sofas by Carlo Scarpa | Paradisoterrestre HDS
  • Pair of Cornaro 220 sofas by Carlo Scarpa | Paradisoterrestre HDS
  • Pair of Cornaro 220 sofas by Carlo Scarpa | Paradisoterrestre HDS

Pair of Cornaro 220 sofas

  • Carlo Scarpa

Year: 1974

Dimensions: cm W 220 D 85 H 65 | in W 86,6 D 33,5 H 25,6

Condition: minor wear consistent with age and use

Production: Simon International – Ultrarazionale

Description:

Solid hardwood structure. Polyurethane padding. Original upholstery in velvet. The one-unit side and back cushion is fastened to the frame corners.

At the beginning of the ’70s Cornaro was born as an example of the Ultrarazionale style: a sofa with a solid hardwood structure, which makes this piece very powerful.

Bibliography:

Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, “Dino Gavina Ultrarazionale Ultramobile”, Editrice Compositori, Milano 1998, pp. 132, 133

Fondazione Scientifica Querini Stampalia, “Dino Gavina, collezioni emblematiche del moderno dal 1950 al 1992”, Jaca Book, Milano 1992, p. 70

Virgilio Vercelloni, “L’ avventura del design: Gavina”, Jaca Book, Milano 1987, p. 93, images 61,62,63,64

“Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli Il design per Dino Gavina” edited by Sandro Bagnoli, Alba Di Lieto, Regione del Veneto | Comune di Verona | SilvanaEditoriale, 2014, pp. 32-33-118

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