Mid Century two seater sofa Medea by Vittorio Nobili
Very rare elegant and sophisticated Medea sofa designed by Vittorio Nobili in 1950 for Tagliabue, Italy.
The sofa is made of curved plywood finished of with Walnut fineer on a black painted tubular frame in perfect condition.
The Medea series won the Compasso D’Oro in 1956.
Recognition for one’s services is one of the most important part of being a designer, and the Compasso d’Oro – also known as the Golden Compass – is a prestigious award that has honored designers for their innovative work and advents in the field of industrial design for over quarter of a century now. Established in Italy, in the year 1954, it is the single most recognized international award in the field of design. The Compasso d’Oro strives to motivate designers to come up with the best quality and original ideas in their fields. The influence of this award is widespread and its repute has now made it all winners a contender for the national heritage.
The Compasso d’Oro award is was the brainchild of Gio Ponti and Alberto Roselli. It was their original idea that inspired the company La Rinascente to start presenting it in the year 1954. The award was originated to showcase the value and authenticity of the Italian design products – which were in their infancy during that era. However, since the year 1958, this award has been hosted exclusively by the ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale). The organization makes sure that the award is given based on impartial and fair judgment on the behalf of the jury panel.
Measurements : W.122 x H.82 x D.63 cm. Seating height is 44 cm. W.48.03 x H.32.28 x D.24.80 inches. Seating height is 17.32 inches.
Medea will be shipped abroad in a custom made wooden crate. Cost of transport to the US crate included is euro 725.