The company’s calling became clear right after WWII when it was awarded a contract to supply furnishings for transatlantic ocean liners (Conte Grande, Africa, Giulio Cesare, and Andrea Doria) and fostered relations with designers including Gio Ponti, who created Armchair 593 as well as the famous Superleggera chair (1957), which Design Italy included in its dedicated selection of Cassina Dining & Lounge Chairs on sale.
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The company’s distinguishing feature is involving the most influential Italian and international designers in expanding its catalogue, with designers including Piero Lissoni, Philippe Starck, Konstantin Grcic and Toshiyuki Kita, the mind behind the iconic WINK armchair. Explore all of Cassina's armchairs for sale on Design Italy.
A champion of Italian quality, Cassina also has a distinct marketing approach and involved famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld in shooting new photographs for the I Maestri collection.