- Creator / Artist / Designer:Willy Rizzo (1928-2013)
- Issuer / Manufacturer:Cidue
- Period:20th Century / Mid Century / 1960 - 1980
- Country of Origin:France
- Dimensions (H x W x D):80cm x 45cm x 55cm
- Weight:5 Kg
- Style:Modernist / Design
- Materials:Metal chromed steel, black leather
- Belgium Delivery:On request
- International Delivery:On request
Suite of 4 "C2" chairs by WILLY RIZZO, CIDUE edition, 1970s.
Structures in chromed steel, high-quality black "saddle-stitched" leather.
Very comfortable, suspended seat (seat height: 42 cm).
They are in good condition, leather slightly worn due to use and time.
Designer Willy Rizzo works are luxurious, priced, distributed worldwide since the 1970s, still on sale today: Sequoia, Flaminia, Cassia, Florentinia, Parallel line see www.willyrizzo.com.
The Italian artist Willy Rizzo (1928-2013) made a name for himself in the 1960s as a photographer, during the 1970s he developed a passion for interior design and launched a second successful career as a designer of luxury furniture.
Born in Naples in 1928, he began his career as a journalist in the 1940s, he was hired by France Dimanche to portray rich and famous personalities at events such as the Cannes Film Festival, thus opening the doors to royalty. , dignitaries. He photographs dozens of stars, Brigitte Bardot, Maria Callas, Salvador Dalí, Marlene Dietrich, Jane Fonda, Gene Kelly, and Gregory Peck. He also befriended such figures as Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and Jack Nicholson. In 1962, he captured some of Marilyn Monroe's last moments.
In 1968, it was in Rome that Willy Rizzo began his career as a Furniture Designer. At first for simple personal use, Willy Rizzo created a series of unique pieces inspired by modernist icons like Mies van der Rohe and Le Corbusier.
He gained an international reputation as a Designer for the rich and famous. Its team has 150 employees, stores in France and across Europe, in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. Its furniture will be mainly edited by the manufacturers Cidue and Mario Sabot, in particular table, shelf, chair, lamp, console, chest of drawers ...