Paola Lenti has secured the Good Design Award 2023 with Filo, one of the latest outdoor series conceived for the company by designer Francesco Rota.
The Filo seating collection, consisting of a fixed and a swivel armchair, two- and three-seater sofas, represents an extraordinary fusion of a technological innovation and traditional craftsmanship. Its compact dimensions make it well-suited for small spaces, such as balconies and terraces.
What distinguishes the Filo series is the unique covering of the structure crafted from Twiggy, a state-of-the-art technical yarn exhibiting iridescent shades. This material is meticulously hand-wound around stainless-steel frames to create the backrests and armrests, imparting the distinctive “textile” appearance characteristic of each Paola Lenti product. The hand-weave and the array of colours available for the yarn used in the coverings of structures and cushions ensure that each Filo seat is unique and can effortlessly harmonize with any style.
The Good Design® Award, the most prestigious and longstanding award globally, is bestowed annually by the Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, in collaboration with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. It recognizes products designed for mass-production that have the capability to enhance society and people’s lives through innovative design and environmental sustainability.