At the beginning of the seventies Arch. Cini Boeri revolutionized the furniture market with a product range, nowadays an “evergreen”: the modular sofas Strips , which belong to the history of arflex. It deals of one of the most famous products, designed in1972, which awarded the prize Compasso d’Oro and it is displayed in several museums in the world, like the Triennale in Milan, in Tokyo, Moma in New York, etc.
The main characteristic is a removable quilted cover. Available also as bed and as sofa-bed allows countless combinations. Arch. Cini Boeri always tried to realize innovative ideas to improve the quality of life. This idea was applied to the Strips bed, where the cover becomes part of the bed itself: by opening a simple zip, the bed is ready.
only a pillow must be added.Also for the sofa, the padding are an integral part of the cover, positioned on a wooden frame, same are in non-deformable polyurethane foam, to guarante the best comfort of the seat: all innovative materials, used for the first time in the furniture market.
Sofa covered by a quilted cover instead of the normal one. Elements system, that allows never ending compositions. Structure: metal and poplar multiply wood. Frame upholstery: shaped polyurethane with differentiated density / polyester slip cover. Springing: elastic straps. Feet: chrome-plated metal tubular. Cover: fabric or leather (only leather “strips”).
Design By Cini Boeri
Cini Boeri is a graduate of Milan Politecnico, Boeri has incorporated her ideas of expandability and pliability into many mediums. In the 1970s, Boeri designed showrooms for Knoll in France, Germany, Italy and Los Angeles. Her furniture and lighting designs use varied materials such as formless foam pieces, bent glass and polyurethane. Today, she heads an architecture studio in Milan, Italy.