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    Molteni D.153 Armchair

    Molteni D.153 armchair: Gio Ponti’s iconic armchair is a timeless classic that has stood the test of time. Designed in 1953, the D.153.1 armchair is part of the furnishings of Gio Ponti’s private home in Via Dezza in Milan. The frame is in satin-finished brass, the upholstery in two-tone leather or Rubelli “Punteggiato” fabric. The fabric, designed by Ponti in 1934, reinterprets the centuries-old technique of velvet, updating it with contemporary patterns, such as the tight sequences of staggered stamps in colour gradation. The D.153.1 armchair enriches the furnishings of the Gio Ponti Collection, presented at the Salone del Mobile 2012. Gio Ponti Giovanni Ponti, known as Gio (Milan, 18…