Lounge Chairs

Strong, distinctive, and iconic, the ANEL lounge chair was created in the 1960s by celebrated Brazilian designer Ricardo Fasanello. An iron cylinder and base support a comfortable seat, which is then surrounded by a tilted ring which serves as the back and arm rests. The generously proportioned upholstery inside the ring gives the piece a unique and striking effect suitable for any contemporary décor.

Ricardo Fasanello

$6,225 CAD

Iron Available in Various Fabrics and Leathers
78cm H x 50cm Diam
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Design Story

Ricardo Fasanello

Ricardo Fasanello

Ricardo Fasanello began demonstrating his talent at a young age, designing and building a sailboat at 14, and by the age of 18 he was building lofts of his own design. Leading a group of craft artists, he opened his own studio in Rio de Janeiro, in the inspiring and bohemian district of Santa Teresa, thus starting his career as a furniture designer.

His long and difficult experience contributed to his pioneering abilities, making his furniture shop a true design laboratory. Fardos was his first international success, comprising three huge rolls covered in suede and bound by canvas bands. This piece was featured at the Equipment Exposition that was held first in Paris and then in Berlin, in 1971.

The reward for his avant-garde and courageous work came in 1975, when Ricardo was invited to carry out the decoration of the new building for O Estado de São Paulo (Estadão), one of the largest newspapers in Brazil. His growing career as a designer was marked by uninterrupted and frenetic production, seeking perfection of form while exploring the potential of a range of materials that included steel, fiberglass, leather and especially resin, with design and technical solutions far ahead of his time.

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