The Gio Ponti Armchair was designed for one of the projects closest to Gio Ponti’s heart, the villa of the Planchart collectors in Caracas (1953-57). It is part of the Gio Ponti Collection, which was curated by Molteni&C under the artistic direction of Studio Cerri & Associati.
The architecture reflected the ideas he had gathered during his trips to Latin America in 1952-53.
Today the elegant Gio Ponti Armchair, which is like a cosy shell, has a rigid polyurethane frame, a soft polyurethane counter-frame and a cushion, and is upholstered in the Molteni&C luxurious velvet. This "love chair" won the prestigious Wallpaper Design Awards 2016 and became a Molteni&C icon.
The Gio Ponti armchair measures 120w x 81d x 74h/41sh cm