14 JUNE 2017
D. 156.3, among armchairs of Gio Ponti
Among the armchairs designed by Gio Ponti, D.156.3 is a design manifest from the fifties of the Milanese master. On the occasion of the Design Week 2017, the D.156.3 joined the Molteni & C catalog of reissues designed by Gio Ponti, current and contemporary in its lines and in the choice of materials.
Gio Ponti's signature is a guarantee, is the practical design theory, is the knowledge at every scale. The collaboration between Molteni & C and the Archive Gio Ponti with the addition of a new piece in the catalog, translated into the armchair. Among Gio Ponti's armchairs, D.156.3 with its unique shape is a piece of design history that goes back to enrich Molteni & C's showrooms, houses, offices, and the rooms of the ones loving to doing the right thing.
Among the most representative furnishings of the X Triennale of Milan, when D. 156.3 was originally presented by the American company Altamira, it is accompanied in the catalog by an eloquent text that tells the Gio Ponti design: "It was thought that architecture should be only functional, leaving little room for decoration. But the Italian genius could not create an architecture without a more human face that we call the Latin touch. “
If you are looking for one of Gio Ponti's most successful armchairs, the D.156.3 is a unique choice: exclusive to Molteni & C, it has a solid natural maple structure for glossy black finish and walnut wood for the natural finish, while cushion and seat are available in different colors and fabrics.