Stackable chair on a sled base: the seat and back are curved plywood, in various wood finish options or upholstered in fabric. Tubular frame mat chromed or powder coated steel.
- Seat and Back are Curved Plywood
- Frame Mat Chromed or Powder Coated Steel.
- Height: 80 cm / 31 1/2 inch
- Width: 52 cm / 20 1/2 inch
- Depth: 53 cm / 20 3/4 inch
- Seat Height: 46 cm / 18 inch
Produced near Padova, Italy for more than thirty years, Lapalma has been manufacturing beautiful furniture for the home. Rooted in modern design and contemporary aesthetics, using natural materials like wood, leather, metal, wicker and glass, combining elements and functions Lapalma creates refined and functional chairs, tables and stools. Continual research on materials and mechanisms drive the design process. Quality is a fundamental component of Lapalma’s philosophy. Checking the incoming raw materials, the way suppliers work, how components are assembled and products controlled, packed and delivered all contribute to the special care dedicated to their excellent products.
Lapalma Olo Sled Base Chair Designed by:
- Francesco Rota , 2013
Francesco Rota graduated in product design at Art Center College of Design in 1994, La Tour de Peilz (Switzerland) where he opened his own studio in 1998 and works in different fields of design: product, furniture , lighting, showrooms, offices, residential interiors and events.
International collaborations: Alchemy, Arketipo, Bals Tokyo, Barilla, Driade, Fiat, Frag, John Richmond, Knoll International, KME Italy, Lapalma, Lema, Living Divani, L’Oreal Paris, Malo, Martini & Rossi, Mercedes Benz, Moroso, Paola Lenti, Oluce, Takano Co.Ltd, Versus.
Francesco Rota has been awarded with two honorable mentions for the Compasso d’Oro with ‘Linea’ and ‘Island’, which are today in the Historical Collection of the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award, with a Special Mention for the German Design Award 2014 (by the German Design Council) with the product ‘Daydream’, with the MIAW, Muuuz International Design Award, in 2013 with the product ’Frame On’ and in 2014 with the product ’Smile’ and with the Interior Design Best of the Year Awards 2014 with the product ‘Cloud’. In 2013 he was finalist for the Wallpaper Judges’ Award in the section ‘Designer of the Year’.
He has taken part in several exhibitions held at: St. Etienne Biennale du Design, Hannover Messe, Triennale di Milano, Reggia di Venaria Reale_Torino, Moss_New York, Material Connection_New York, Biennale di Architettura_Venezia,Royal Academy of Arts_Londra, The Merchandise Mart_Chicago, Miami Design Distrisct, Biltmore Fashion Park_Phoenix, Bellerive Museum_Zurich.
Since May 2004 he has taught in the Master Research Study Program in Industrial Design at the Istituto Europeo di Design, in collaboration with Magis. From 2013 he is the art director of Lapalma.