MAGISTER is a sofa with character, iconic, part of the catalogue for over thirty years. An understated, linear volume, enhanced in its spartan image by the particular capitonné workmanship, in the version covered with leather. The detail of the double eyelet to replace the classic buttons adds a touch of originality. Raised off the floor by round legs in brushed metal.
MAGISTER has two cylindrical down armrest cushions and a foldaway metal shelf behind the back that allows it to become a single bed, thanks to an ingenious patented mechanism that is very simple to use. A unique design that brings tone and depth to the home or public spaces, waiting rooms, lounges, hotel lobbies.
Has a frame made of wood and satined metal, padded with polyurethane, and covered with a protective fabric lining. The shelf retractable is made of satined metal. The seat and backrest cushion are made of polyurethane and dacron. The arms bolsters are down-filled. The feet is made of satined metal. The upholstery contains either removable fabric or not removable leather covers. In the leather version, the seat and backrest cushion are quilted.
Design By Antonio Citterio
For the past 40 years, Antonio Citterio has been supervising the entire Flexform collection.Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950, and started his design office in 1972. He got a degree in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1975.Between 1987 and 1996, he worked with Terry Dwan and together they designed buildings in Europe and Japan.In 1999, he founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners” with Patricia Viel. The firm operates internationally, developing complex long-term projects on all scales and in synergy with a qualified network of consultants. In 1987 and in 1994, Antonio Citterio received the Compasso d’Oro-ADI award. Since 2006 he has been teaching architectural design at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland. In 2008, he was honored by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London, which gave him the title of “Royal Designer for Industry.”In September 2009, the architectural firm changed its name to “Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners.”