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Soriana Sofa

Designer:
Afra & Tobia Scarpa
Brand:
Cassina
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  • Product Finishes

    The Soriana Sofa is available in a range of Cassina fabric and finish options, please enquire to view the full library of available options. 

  • Product Details

    W 175 H 71 D 105 SH 42cm

    W 250 H 71 D 105 SH 42cm

    Ottoman: W 96 D 82 SH 42cm

An armchair designed with soft, generous contours, designed to bring home casual, sophisticated comfort that opens the door to new, freer lifestyles.  

The idea of comfort itself becomes an armchair. Soriana came into being in 1969, thanks to an intuitive vision by Afra and Tobia Scarpa that was destined to re-write the history of upholstered furniture.

By taking advantage of new polyurethane foam forming techniques, they crafted an armchair that, for the first time, needs no internal support but takes its shape from the grip of the metal structure that embraces it. In the sweet spot between formal and informal, it is inviting and open to new lifestyles; in 1970 Soriana was awarded the Compasso d’Oro as a masterpiece of complexity achieved through simple tools.

The internal padding based on BioFoam® microspheres, a bioplastic of plant origin, is the result of updating developed by Cassina and Tobia Scarpa as part of the Cassina LAB project to promote wellbeing and sustainable design.  The seat’s comfort is further heightened thanks to a 100% recycled blown fibre padding produced from PET recovered from Plastic Bank®.  

Designer

Afra & Tobia Scarpa

Tobia Scarpa was born in Venice in 1935, where he graduated in architecture. With his wife Afra Bianchin (1937-2011) he sets up one of the most successful and well-known...

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Brand

Cassina

Established in 1927 by Cesare and Umberto Cassina in Meda, Italy, Cassina launched industrial design in Italy in the 1950s, based on a totally innovative approach that marked the transition from artisan production to mass production. 

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