Design by Piero Lissoni with Carlo Tamborini.
Made in Italy by Kartell.
Pop is the first "infinitely repeatable" sofa. Easy to dismantle, Pop is composed of identical transparent polycarbonate single-seat modules placed side by side to create the sofa's solid frame. Ample and soft goose down cushions are available in a rainbow of polyester fabrics. Pop is an extremely adaptable product, perfect for adults and children alike, in both public and private establishments. Available with transparent or black frame, in three sizes and a wide variety of fabric colors. Also available with cotton fabric or Sunbrella® outdoor fabric.
Material(s): Seat and backrest: goose down, flocked and polyurethane foam cushions Frame: transparent or batch-dyed polycarbonate Fabric: Trevira™ polyester
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Very comfortable and love the look.
By: Alice, Designer (NYC)
Although the white may render itself problematic in the future, I plan to Scotch-guard the fabric. And the covers are removable and machine washable! I went with the Trevira, which I think is worth it. I went to the Kartell store and sat in this chair and looked at all the fabric options before purchasing from Yliving. The guy at the store told me the Trevira will hold shape over the years better than the cotton, which will increase in elasticity and make the chair more soggy looking. I think he was being straight up with me, as the cotton really does seem more flimsy. I love this chair and think it's really comfortable and looks great in my home. Word to the wise- not for those who are concerned over every scratch, as the rivet of a guest's jean has already put a small scratch in the side of the chair. They are plexi material and likely to scratch. It's not too visible, otherwise I think I would have freaked out more when I discovered it. All in all, I love this chair, I'm just a little more cautious about two people sitting in it and am concerned about more scratches in the future, but I would buy it again in a heart beat. Also, the assembly is a little difficult, but not too bad and one person can easily do it.
Designer: Piero Lissoni
After receiving his degree in architecture form the Milan Polytecnic, Piero Lissoni worked as a furniture designer before founding his own studio in 1986, specializing in architecture, interior and graphic design. He has collaborated with Boffi Cucine, Living Divani, Mateograssi and Kartell, and worked on a number of architecture projects in Japan, with design projects that have included a shopping center, an art gallery, a Cordon Bleu cooking school, logos and trademarks. His awards include the 1991 Esprit kitchen design and the Compasso d'Oro design prize. He has also received the Chicago Athenaeum 2002 Good Design® Award for this collection.
Piero Lissoni's design principle is never to design for a specific function or purpose - but to design for human beings.View other products by Piero Lissoni
Designer: Carlo Tamborini
Born in Milan, 1958.
After studying at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Carlo Tamborini began designing packaging and display systems. He collaborated with various architecture studios and in 1997 he began work at the studio of Piero Lissoni in Milan as Design Manager. In 1998 he co-founded the Codice 31 group. Since 1999 he has been designing lights and interior furnishings for companies such as: Fontana Arte, Pallucco, MOS by Cover, and Glas Italia.View other products by Carlo Tamborini
Founded in 1949, Kartell has been a leader in modern furniture, interior design items, and lighting for over 60 years. From its choice of cutting edge technologies, to its use of innovative and certified thermoplastic materials, the brand has revolutionized the use of plastics in modern furnishings. Their bold and charismatic designs are 100% Italian made, multifunctional, cross-sectional, easy to use, and possess an undeniable visual appeal. Colors, transparency effects, and unique shapes all define a signature Kartell product. Employing some of the most recognizable modern furniture designers of our time, Kartell is able to harmoniously blend functionality, style, durability, and modern appeal.
In its 60 years of activity, Kartell has won an enviable string of prestigious international awards, including nine Compasso d’Oro prizes (the most recent awarded to the Mobil Chest of Drawers in 1995 and the Bubble Club Sofa in 2001). In 2000, the Guggenheim Museum dubbed the Kartell Museum the "best industrial museum".View other products from Kartell