Alessandro Mendini Wassily chair
chrome-plated steel, leather
34 w x 30 d x 31.5 h inches
This design was created as part of the Redesigns series in which Mendini altered iconic modernist forms by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Gio Ponti and Michel Thonet among others. This version is from a small series produced for Studio Alchimia's Oggetti Senza Tempo collection in 1983. Sold with a copy of a letter by Mendini discussing the design.
Literature: Alchimia: Never-Ending Italian Design, Sato, ppg. 124-125