L 67cm H 77cm P 64cm
Kobe, a new, complete and structured family of chairs designed by Piergiorgio Cazzaniga. Basically the project starts with a polyurethane body with a small square window that opens in the back. Flexible, resistant and 100% recyclable, Kobe is perfect in its many faces in very different spaces and environments. In the home or outdoors, from the kitchen to the dining room, from the public office to the home office, and above all, in its contract supply soul, anywhere there is a venue, a restaurant, a waiting room.
Born in 1946. From 1962 to 1964 he worked as technical department manager at besana mobili, from 1966
to 1971 he worked as research and development department manager at boffi cucine, in this period he
took part in the european standardization process of sizes in cabinets and built-in household appliances
for kitchens and he developed “E15”, “AL15”, “xila” kitchen and “A1” wardrobe. he took part in corporate
image and communication,working also on products presentation realising: photograph settings, stands,
boffi corner shops and exhibitions. he played a leading role in image and communication, he dealt with
products presentation through photograph settings, the creation of display areas and of the called spazio
boffi” inside shops and through the organization of different exhibitions.in 1971 he became partner in the
buttura, massoni and pelizza studio,which was then transformed into a&d. with luigi massoni he designed
products show-rooms, stand, exhibition for leading italian furnishing companies such as: boffi, poltrona
frau, nazareno gabrielli, iter selenova, cadel, poliform, porro, matteograssi. in 1991 he set up his own
studio piergiorgio cazzaniga design in lentate sul seveso working principally with : porro, composit,atlantis,
living divani, liv’it, dema, tagliabue, acerbis international, mdf italia, la palma, tribù, desalto and andreu
world.in 1995 mariposa chair won “chair of the year” award at“international chair exhibition”in udine and
the “jury award “ at bio 15 in lubjana. in 2001 armchair bloom for living divani and in 2004 M1 and lofty
chairs where selected for i-dot.in 2004 lips armchair for dema won the“good design award”of the chicago
atheneaum of design."inside"furniture system , “bora bora” sofa system were awarded with “best system
category”in 2006, the first, and“nomination”in 2008,the second, at the “interior innovation award” in koeln.
“tense” table system was selected for 2010 adi design index. some of his last designs: “touch” kitchen for
composit, “tense” and “steel” table systems, table family “reverse”, “soap” chair and armchair and “kobe”
chair system for desalto.