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Libro

Gianni Pareschi, 1970
Libro
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Libro, an expression of pop design, is a classic icon of its time, immortalised by its place in MOMA’s permanent collection in New York.

Libro is the armchair you’ve never seen before: designed by Gianni Pareschi for Busnelli in 1970, libro is now relaunched with new materials, colours and technical devices, all while staying true to its original identity.

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Libro is displayed in one of its most modern guises with its metal frame in the distinctive busnelli Ombra colour. Among the new possible coverings, the grey velvet of the side strips are combined with the blue or red of the support seat. Libro can be disassembled into its individual parts, making it a modern icon even in this sense.

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The height of the seat and backrest can be adjusted by flipping through the various parts of the upholstery, just like the pages of a book, to admire the design from new perspectives. Its painted metal support structure features a central joint that supports the “pages” hinged to the frame’s pivot point, allowing them to be moved with ease.

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Libro in turquoise velvet
Libro in red velvet
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Gianni Pareschi
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Between 1969 and 1970, Gianni Pareschi designed some of the brand’s most original chairs for Busnelli, including Fiocco, Armadillo, Baffo and Libro. Items that have become icons of radical design, revealing ingenious design skills and unique expressive power.

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Description
Structure

tubular steel in different sections painted with ecological products

Seat

flexible polyurethane foam in different densities covered with resin bonded fabric. Corner adjustment system with fabric strip with loops

Cover

not removable

Components
Armchair
Libro Poltrona
Upholstery
Fabric
Leather
Nubuck
Velvet
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Easy and functional 100% polyester velvet with excellent toughness and resilience, high resistance to abrasion, creasing and heat, and high dimensional stability, as well as good resistance to chemical and physical agents. Due to its low liquid absorption coefficient, it does not absorb moisture, making it waterproof and dirt-resistant.

Feel
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Corrected grain leather, aniline barrel-dyed, natural grain, lightly finished with pigmented polymers, soft feel.

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Nubucked-looking grain leather with excellent technical characteristics, smooth, matte and soft surface.

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Busnelli_cover Catalogue 2023