A Marcello Cuneo “Luisa” Folding Chrome Chair In Chanel Inspired Fabric


A rare example of the “Luisa” folding chair designed by Marcello Cuneo for Mobel Italia in 1970.

Dramatic chrome-plated metal base, with curved seat reupholstered with Chanel inspired fabric by Nobilis, Paris.

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Marcello Cuneo designed the ‘Luisa’ folding chair in the 1970s for Mobel Italia. Sleek and elegant, the chair is chrome-plated to a mirror finish. It has been restored and reupholstered by our skilled craftspeople.

An architect and designer, Marcello Cuneo worked alongside the celebrated architects Lino Saltini and Gio Ponti. With the latter, Cuneo designed some of his most internationally acclaimed works and many of his highly prized furniture pieces have been exhibited in museums from New York to Italy.

In the spirit of Haute Couture, the chair is upholstered in a Chanel inspired, boucle fabric by Nobilis, Paris. “The colourful and textured yarns blend harmoniously to create a unique, irresistibly chic and luxurious fabric.”

The French fabric house of Nobilis has utilised its vast experience to produce a diverse range of designs since its incorporation in 1928. From the traditional to the modern, French elegance emanates effortlessly from their collections of fabric, rugs, furniture and wallpaper.