Set of 8 Tulu chairs

  • Kazuhide Takahama

Year: 1968

Dimensions: cm W 48 D 48 H 74 | in W 18,9 D 18,9 H 29,1

Condition: recently restored

Production: Simon 


Set of 8 Tulu chairs recently upholstered with Simon original fabric.

Structure in chrome-plated steel rod, upholstered in chenille velvet with rubber and synthetic wool padding.

One of the very first models that paved the way for the use of the rod, an evolution compared to the bending of the tube as it allows a very tight curve.

“Among the industrially manufactured chairs designed after the war, Tulu is the most beautiful one”  – Dino Gavina


Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, “Dino Gavina Ultrarazionale Ultramobile”, Editrice Compositori, Milano 1998, pp. 184, 185

Fondazione Scientifica Querini Stampalia, “Dino Gavina, collezioni emblematiche del moderno dal 1950 al 1992”, Jaca Book, Milano 1992, p. 71

Virgilio Vercelloni, “L’avventura del design: Gavina”, Jaca Book, Milano 1987, p. 133

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