Alo | Stool

Massimo Iosa Ghini

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€ 2.208,20

The shell of the Alo stool is made from moulded curved poplar and beech plywood. The swivel base is in chrome steel, available in two fixed heights: 83 cm and 93 cm. Polyurethane foam padding. The upholstery is in Pelle Frau® leather decorated with a leather trim stitched right along the edge.   

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Alo | Stool

Massimo Iosa Ghini
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The accessory/non-voluminous products will be delivered by Fast Corriere (DHL) in 5-8 working days for Italy. This provision does not apply in the event that the order also contains "make-to-order/voluminous products, in which case the shipment will take place together by following the regime of voluminous products which below.
Poltrona Frau S.p.A. will reimburse the customer the entire amount already paid (any shipping costs excluded), within 14 days of receipt of the communication of withdrawal.
Concept and Design
Fluid and dynamic lines. Ergonomic, decidedly contemporary design. The Alo swivel stool designed by Massimo Iosa Ghini is a comfortable and versatile seat that can be used all over the house. 
Designed by
Massimo Iosa Ghini

Massimo Iosa Ghini studied architecture in Florence and graduated at the Politecnico of Milan. Since 1985, he partecipated at the avant-garde of Italian design, creating illustrations, objects and environments for Bolidism group, founded by himself; he was also requested by Ettore Sottsass to partecipate in the Memphis Group. In the same year, he opened the Iosa Ghini Studio and began working both as an architect and designer for several Companies, and developing the direct research and design of experimental products concerning the speed applied to project; he also took part with his works in exhibitions on the international design scene.
Right from the beginnings, Iosa Ghini designs for international Companies including Yamagiwa Lighting in Japan, Silhouette Modellbrillen in Austria, Duravit, Dornbracht, Hoesch in Germany, in the industrial design area; he also collaborated with many Companies operating in the furniture field, both in Italy and worldwide, defining over the years a very recognizable personal style. Among his collaborations are to be named the projects for Moroso, Poltrona Frau, Cassina, Flou, Fiam and Snaidero.
As an architect, his professional development takes place in the design of architectural spaces and exhibitions, cultural and commercial installations, design of stores networks built around the world. He did conferences and lectures in various universities, at the Politecnico of Milan, the Domus Academy, the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, the Scuola Elisava of Barcelona and the Design Fachhochschule of Koeln; he represented Italian design in various international symposia. He took place in design juries including Interieur in Belgium, SMI in Bern, Espaço/ D in Saint Paulo, Brazil. One of his more recent project is the main underground station in Hanover, commissioned by Ustra on the occasion of  Expo 2000.

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