Catalogo Fiam - Fratelli Pasian

The MoMA Design store has selected Fiam's legendar y Spaghet t i armchair among objects of I tal ian design that have entrepreneurial and commercial stories, and which represent the cul tural and social histor y of our countr y. These are product and design "archetypes" that summarise chains of values, hard to associate, yet consistent : they express, as a whole, an idea of the I tal ian l i festyle, of simple yet Spaghet t i, la pol trona relax leggendaria quanto i l piat to più amato dagl i i tal iani, conser va la memoria di anni par t icolarmente sorrident i, i mi t ici anni ’60. In quel momento storico gl i ogget t i d’uso e di arredo cambiano, si adat tano ad uno st i le di vi ta più ant iconformista rispet to al passato e anche i l relax comincia ad essere vissuto in modo “easy”. La plast ica diventa elemento proget tuale e interpreta in modo nuovo e disinvol to gl i ogget t i del l ’abi tare. Gl i arredi e i prodot t i nat i in quegl i anni si guadagnano indiscut ibi lmente i l t i tolo di “ogget t i cul t”, tra essi troviamo senza dubbio la nostra Spaghet t i. È intrecciata a mano in I tal ia, regolabi le in 5 posizioni ed è dotata di poggiapiedi a scomparsa. I l Telaio è real izzato in acciaio o al luminio, lo schienale è anatomico per garant ire assieme al la cordonatura i l massimo comfor t . La cordonatura del la seduta è intrecciata a mano in I tal ia ed è real izzata con i l carat terist ico tondino in PVC. Spaghet t i, Fiam's legendar y easy chair, preser ves memories of those happy swinging sixt ies just as much as the famed pasta dish i tsel f. Throughout those heady years, ever yday objects as wel l as furni ture changed, adapt ing to a more non-conformist l i festyle than had previously been the norm; even relaxat ion star ted to be enjoyed the "easy" way. Plast ic became a design element and interpreted home furnishings in new and casual ways. These sixt ies furnishings and products unquest ionably earned cul t status, and amongst them our Spaghet t i is a major player. I t is hand-woven in I taly, adjustable in 5 posi t ions wi th a retractable footrest . The frame is made of steel or aluminium and the back is anatomical to ensure maximum comfor t even across i ts characterist ic pvc sur faces – al l hand-woven in I taly. sophist icated ever yday l iving, of beauty and of taste, al l of which dist inguish our countr y. The New York museum's Design Store celebrates vintage pieces. "I t is a tribute to the I tal ian material cul ture and to al l those companies that have contributed to creat ing iconic objects, able to stand the test of t ime unscathed. The presence of these pieces at the MoMA Design Store represents the crowning glor y of this research path. Un' idea di vi ta al l ' I tal iana, di quot idiani tà sempl ice eppure sof ist icata, di bel lezza, gusto, che contraddist inguono i l nostro paese. An idea of the I tal ian l i festyle, of simple yet sophist icated ever yday l iving, of beauty and of taste, al l of which dist inguish our countr y. I l Sole 24 ore