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Green ottomans designed by Raffaella Mangiarotti for IOC Project Partners

Gioia ottoman by Raffaella Mangiarotti for IOC Project Partners

Dezeen Showroom: Gioia is a plump, cloud-like pouf created by Italian designer Raffaella Mangiarotti for office furniture brand IOC Project Partners.

The ottoman is upholstered with an elastic, handwoven mesh that comes in a broad palette of colours from grey and beige to dusty pink and lime green.

Gioia by IOC Project Partners
Gioia comes in a variety of colours

"Gioia was inspired by this beautiful and elegant net material. To me, the net clearly expresses the beauty of the work of Italian fashion artisans," Mangiarotti explained.

"I thought it would be a nice material to cover an ottoman with because it stretches over the round shape of the ottoman naturally. The shape expresses ideas of softness and generosity."

Large and small ottomans by IOC Project partners
The ottoman is available in a large or small version

Gioia's round seat is supported by thin metal feet, which contrast with its chubby seat and come in either black or white.

The ottoman comes in two sizes – small and large – allowing it to be used as a casual seat or a footrest.

Product: Gioia
Designer: Raffaella Mangiarotti
Brand: IOC Project Partners
Contact: [email protected]

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The ottomans are versatile and can be placed anywhere
Light pink and beige ottomans