Complete outdoor settings: a unique combination of innovative products and Modern icons were presented by Italian Cassina at the IMM furniture fair in Cologne. Their first and complete Outdoor Collection.
“The pioneering and free spirit that for over 90 years has placed Cassina ahead of its time, tracing a unique path through the world of interior design and architecture, today leads the company to expand its philosophy to external spaces” according to the brand.
It therefore transfers its exclusive ability to completely furnish living and dining situations to the outdoors, combining the innovation of new products with the icons from the Modern Movement to create original and welcoming atmospheres. The Cassina Perspective Goes Outdoor places the icons and the elegant style of Charlotte Perriand aside three great contemporary designers, Rodolfo Dordoni, Philippe Starck and Patricia Urquiola. New outdoor lighting, rugs and accessories are incorporated to enhance and complete the offer which is characterized by warm and inviting finishes, fabrics with a range of rich colors, three-dimensional materials and elaborate jacquard patterns with a tropical feel.
2020 also opened celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vico Magistretti. The Milanese designer had a very special relationship with the Cassina family who he collaborated with from the early 1960s creating over the years masterpieces including the award-winning Maralungasofa.
An itinerant exhibition on Vico Magistretti’s works was presented beginning of this year in Cologne in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Cologne. Cassina supported this exhibition with the loan of the Maralunga 40 Maxi armchair, 905 chair and the Nuvola Rossa bookshelf. The exhibition will continue to travel throughout the year to a number of cities including Stockholm, New York, Strasberg and Berlin.