In 2016, Philippe Nigro set himself a new challenge : to reinvent the extreme comfort of the Ligne Roset all-foam seating of the Seventies. With Manarola, Philippe Nigro has designed a new type of seating which offers remarkable comfort and a very welcoming appearance. To achieve this, the whole seat seems like a single large cushion placed on a light yet assertive base.
The metal frame which lends it shape is enveloped in foam and the upholstered part of the seat rests on the elegant solid wood buttresses supporting the back which make up the base. The armchair is also available on a circular steel base in a brilliant-polished stainless steel finish, which rotates 360°. To complement this there is a footstool with 4 steel legs, also in a brilliant-polished stainless steel finish.
Then, thanks to the ultra-flexible new polyurethane foams, Philippe Nigro refines the initial welcoming feel and the feeling of softness which comes with use, making good use of the carefully-judged slopes of the backward-slanting seat, lumbar support and headrest, emphasised by horizontal bands of stitching.
Large Settee: L210 x D102 x H82 Seat Height 37 cm
Medium Settee: L170 x D102 x H82 Seat Height 37 cm
Armchair: L92 x D102 x H82 Seat Heigh 37 cm
Swivelling Armchair: L92 x D102 x H85 Seat Height 40 cm
Philippe Nigro has been designing for a wide array of areas since 1999, from furniture to lighting, to events. His designs are constantly driven by the desire to marry prospective research and his pragmatic appreciation of aptness. He is recognised by the brands that collaborates/d with him over the years, a sign of trust and belief in his design ideals.