the P40 articulated lounge chair

Osvaldo Borsani Armchair (P40) 1955
Osvaldo Borsani Armchair (P40) 1955


Osvaldo Borsani Armchair (P40) 1955, articulated chaise longue.  The rubber-armed chair was a sophisticated ‘machine for sitting’ that could it was claimed, assume 486 positions.

Osvaldo Borsani was an Italian architect and designer and he produced a large body of work in the 1940’s and early 1950’s, including case goods storage pieces and seating.  In 1953, Osvaldo and his brother Fulgencio founded a firm call Tecno which as its name suggested became known for research and technology base to furniture design.


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