Defined by its lack of internal support, Soriana takes its shape from the grip of a metal structure that wraps it.
The seating, which is part of Cassina's I Contemporane collection comprises long sofas and short armchairs in a series of colours.
Soriana was originally designed in 1969 by Afra and Tobia Scarpa, and the seating won the Compasso d'Oro, a prestigious design award in 1970 for its complex design achieved using simple tools.
Together with Tobia Scarpa, Cassina has reissued Soriana. The seat is made from 100 per cent recycled blown fibre padding made from Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recovered from non-profit enterprise Plastic Bank.
The updated design is part of Cassina LAB, a project by Cassina which aims to promote wellbeing and sustainable design.
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