Ziemlich auf Draht
von Martina Metzner | 07.07.2015
Fabio Calvi and Paolo Brambilla’s Gavi family of products, a family that came into being last year with a single armchair, complemented this year with a lounge chair and a slender two-seater sofa. The stern shape of this tub sofa is contrasted by the grac
eful curves of the seat, with an almost exaggerated attention to well-balanced proportions, to sober style, to the finishing, as in the case of the square-section steel legs, but also attention to detail, as in the case of the precision of the stitches .
The multifacet effect of the seat is the result of a skilful use of the stitches, which gives the sofa a soft and yet “structured” appearance, highlighting not only its being comfortable but also Frag’s masterly approach to leather, treating it like a th
in sheet of paper, folding it like a precious origami to respond to the complexity of an apparently simple original project. Many factors, therefore, transforming the Gavi family into a “classic” that fits in perfectly with the comfort of new collective s