Learn about Cassina Spa

Cassina SpA is a furniture manufacturing company specialising in a broad range of furniture including chairs, armchairs, tables, sofas and beds by well known designer.

The company was founded by brothers Cesare and Umberto Cassina in 1927, but it was not until the 1950s that it launched industrial design in Italy and expanded in size and fame.

Designers collaborating with Cassina included Mario Bellini, Gio Ponti, Vico Magistretti, Toshiyuki Kita, Gaetano Pesce, Theodore Waddell, Hannes Wettstein, Philippe Starck, Jean-Marie Massaud, Piero Lissoni, and others.

Aiding the company's growth to the mid 1960s was the large number of commissions for cruise ships, exclusive hotels and restaurants which accounted for a great part of the company's activity right up to the mid-sixties and beyond.

In 1964 the company acquired the rights to manufacture furniture designed by Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, the most important names of 20th century design, and a new division, the "Cassina I Maestri" (Cassina Masters) Collection was created. more...

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Mario Bellini 'La Rotonda' dining table for Cassina, circular glass on cross timber base, Italy, c 2000s

Mario Bellini four cab chairs for Cassina, black leather, Italy, c 1980s, 80 cm high, 47 cm wide, 41 cm deep

Piero de Martini nest of tables for Cassina, Blondewood, Italy, c 1970s, Tallest 39 cm high, 52 cm wide, 46 cm deep

Piero de Martini 'La Barca' day bed for Cassina, leather and blondewood, Italy, c 1970s, 76 cm high, 276 cm wide, 137 cm deep

Piero de Martini pair of chairs for Cassina, leather and blondewood, Italy, c 1970s, 78 cm high, 47 cm wide, 47 cm deep

Toshiyuki Kita pair of Biki armchairs for Cassina, white leather, Italy, c 2000s

Toshiyuki Kita pair of Biki armchairs for Cassina, red leather, Italy, c 2000s

Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand pair of LC7 chairs for Cassina, Italy, c 1990s, 82 cm high, 53 cm wide, 53 cm deep

Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand LC7 chair for Cassina, Italy, c 1990s, 82 cm high, 53 cm wide, 53 cm deep

Piero Lissoni Nann by Cassina dining table, approx 75 cm high, 242 cm wide, 98 cm deep

Charlotte Perriand (French, 1903-1999), LC9 Stool, designed 1927, manufactured by Cassina, blue leather seat with green enamelled steel frame, impressed 'Cassina LC9', height 45 cm width 36 cm depth 50 cm

Le Corbusier (French, 1887-1965), LC3 Outdoor Armchair, manufactured by Cassina, with white stretched polyester cushion supported by stainless steel base, height 62 cm width 99 cm depth 40 cm

Charlotte Perriand (French, 1903-1999), Petalo Nest of Tables, designed 1951, manufactured by Cassina, comprising five graduated tables with coloured lacquered tops on mat black enamelled bases, stampped 'Cassina Ch Perriand' (5), height 44 cm widt

Hannes Wettstein (Swiss, 1958-2008), Six Hola Chair, designed 2006, manufactured by Cassina, white leather seat, supported by foam padded steel frame (6), height 79 cm width 52 cm depth 55 cm

Le Corbusier LC1 chair for Cassina, designed in 1928, pony hide on chrome, original label, 58 cm high, 58 cm wide, 60 cm deep

Gerrit Rietveld (Dutch, 1888-1964), red and blue chair, designed 1917, manufactured by Cassina, red, blue, black and yellow lacquered wood, with Cassina stamp to underside of base, height 90 cm, width 66 cm, depth 61 cm

Toshiyuki Kita K10 'Dodo' chair for Cassina, inbuilt adjustable foot rest, leather and steel, c 2000, Japan

Le Corbusier LC3 armchair for Cassina, red powder coated metal, red leather, Italy

A Le Corbusier LC2 armchair for Cassina, white leather on chrome frame (stamped)

Toshiyuki Kita 'Wink' chair for Cassina, metal frame and canvas upholstery, 104 cm high, 80 cm wide, 65 cm deep, designed c1980, Japan

Hannes Wettstein' eight 'Hola' dining chairs for Cassina, fabric over steel frame, Switzerland c 2006.

Le Corbusier chaise for Cassina, black leather with metal frame, 81 cm high, 58 cm wide, 163 cm deep, designed c1928, Italy

Vico Magistretti Maralunga single armchair and Ottoman for Cassina, brown leather, 100 cm high, 71 cm wide, 86 cm deep, c1980s, Italy

Piero Lissoni. 252 'On - Off' table. circular side table. Manufactured by Cassina. matt aluminium. Italy

Piero De Martini. La Barca' table. Manufactured by Cassina. Oak extendable dining table. Italy. 74 cm high, 225 cm wide, 74d - Closed. 74 cm high, 225 cm wide, 149d - Open

Mario Bellini. Six Cab chairs. Model 412 in brown leather. Manufactured by Cassina. Designed in 1977. Italy

Piero Lissoni for Cassina, black leather three seater sofa.

Hill House chair by Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed 1903 and produced by Cassina of Italy. 41 cm wide, 45 cm deep, 141 cm high. Seat height 44 cm

Hill House chair by Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed 1903 and produced by Cassina of Italy. 41 cm wide, 45 cm deep, 141 cm high. Seat height 44 cm.

Toshiyuki Kita for Cassina, a pair of wink chairs, each upholstered in white leather, the chairs convert to recliners by unfolding the foot rest

A Le Corbusier LC3 white and chrome chair manufactured by Cassina. Original tags

A three seat LC7 Le Corbusier black leather lounge manufactured by Cassina 64 cm high, 164 cm wide, 70 cm deep

A set of four cab bar stools designed by Mario Bellini for Cassina ivory leather

A Piero Lissoni 252 'On-off' side table manufactured by Cassina

Marcel Breuer (Hungarian, 1902-1981). Pair of Wassily club chairs or model B3 chairs manufactured by Cassina, black leather and tubular chromed steel frames, (2)

Mario Bellini (Italian, b. 1935). Four 412 CAB chairs manufactured by Cassina, enamelled steel frame, with white leather upholstery, tamped 'Cassina' (4)

Mario Bellini (Italian, b. 1935). 412 CAB chairs manufactured by Cassina, steel frame, with black leather upholstery, stamped 'Cassina' (4)

Piero Lissoni (Italian, b. 1956). Four 184 eve chairs manufactured by Cassina, black leather and ashwood frames (4)

Gianfranco Frattini. Coffee table, designed 1969 manufactured by Cassina, composed of a thick glass top and a chromed tube base, chip to glass top

Piero de Martini. La Barca dining table, designed 1975 manufactured by Cassina, Italy, ashwood, of rectangular shape with fold over top

A Gerrit Thomas Rietveld side table. C. 1960s. Manufactured by Cassina 601 cm high, 50 cm deep

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