Inspirations and citations from Scandinavian design, from the modernist idea of the 1950s, from the work of the great masters of design and from Achille Castiglioni for whom, at the beginning of her career, she worked as assistant.
The soft and accommodating armchair is also welcoming, demonstrating effectively a versatility of use which makes it perfect for public spaces and in the home.
Seat shell in injection molded flame-retardant poliurethane foam on steel frame. Base in varnished solid oak wood. Lilo collection covers are not removable.
Covers are available in pre-set versions or single color.
C.O.M./C.O.L. is possible in one material only "
Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain, and currently lives and works in Milan. She studied at the faculty of Architecture at the Madrid Politecnico and at Politecnico di Milano, where she graduated in 1989. From 1990 to 1996 she served as assistant professor to Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Politecnico di Milano. During this time she has also led the product development department at DePadova, where she designed together with Vico Magistretti. In 2001 she opened her studio of product design, display, and architecture. She has worked with leading manufacturers.
Urquiola has received prizes including Designer of the Year, Elle Decor International Design Awards, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award, and the Design Prize Cologne.