designed in 1970 by giancarlo piretti, plona is a folding and stackable armchair. thanks to its unique design, it combines aesthetics, functionality and comfort. the solid tubular structure is in polished stainless aluminum alloy, with hinges in die-cast light alloy.
the bare body is in shockproof plexiglas and can be covered in lycra. the great variety of colors, along with a streamlined and innovative design, make plona a perfect chair for any context.
giancarlo piretti was born in bologna in 1940. after studying fine arts at the academy in bologna, he started working as interior designer for anonima castelli, designing products both for home and office use, as well as for the community. in 1969 he conceived plia, one of the company's all-time landmarks, an iconic example of “made in italy” design.
over the years, he was awarded the “compasso d’oro adi” twice: for the vertebra seating system - designed together with emilio ambasz - and for the piretti collection, launched in 1988.