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“Squash” Sofa by Paolo Deganello for Driade

Sculptural, Minimalist 1980s sofa by famed Italian designer Paolo Deganello (b. 1940). The sofa is discussed in “Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-2000,” by G. Gramigna, p. 212 (2003).
In 1966 Deganello cofounded the Archizoom Associati in Florence. The collective was named after the British group of architects known as Archigram and the journal “Zoom.” Part of the radical design movement in Italy, Archizoom created anti-design furniture, such as the corner set “Safari” and the “San Remo” palm-frond lamp (both 1968 for Poltronova). After the group ended in the early 1970s, he continued with his private practice as architect and designer in Milan, with commissions in Italy and abroad. Deganello’s work was featured in numerous exhibitions, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York’s ground breaking, “Italy: The New Domestic Landscape,” in 1972.
This spare yet vibrant Squash sofa is surprisingly comfortable!

Price $2900
Period 1980-1989
Condition Excellent. Newly reupholstered.
Measurements Height: 42.52"
Width: 96.86"
Depth: 31.11"
Seat Height: 15.75"
Count 1
Material Metal, Upholstery, Wood
Creator Paolo Deganello
Country of Origin Italy
Reference Number LU825813012592