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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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

A Gerrit Thomas Rietveld red and blue chair. C.1960s. Manufactured by Cassina. Origianl model 884 verification card by Cassina. 86 cm high, 60 cm wide, 83 cm deep

A Le Corbusier LC2 three seat sofa. C. 1980s. Manufactured by Cassina. Burnt orange velvet on chrome metal. 67 cm high, 180 cm wide, 70 cm deep. Seat height 39 cm

A Vico Magistretti 675 Maralunga 40 sofa. C. 1973 Italy. Designed for Cassina. Black leather upholstery

A Vico Magistretti 675 Maralunga 40 sofa. C. 1973 Italy. Designed for Cassina. Black leather upholstery

A Le Corbusier LC2 seat sofa. C. 1980s. Ã¥ÃĆ Manufactured by Cassina burnt orange velvelt upholstery on chrome frame. 67 cm high, 130 cm wide, 70 cm deep. Seat height 37 cm

A pair of Le Corbusier LC1 chairs. C. 1928. Manufactured by Cassina. Cowhide, leather and chrome steeel. 59 cm high, 64 cm wide, 64 cm deep (Af torn on one chair)

Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Cassina, Hill house chair, ebonised ash-wood frame with green upholstered seat

An ebonised ash 'Willow' chair, after the original design by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, circa 1990. 119 cm high x 94 cm wide. Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne Purchased from Georges, Melbourne Note: Designed in 1904 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, t

Vico Magistretti (Italian, 1920-2006), pair of 'Veranda' chairs, designed 1983 manufactured by Cassina, Italy, grey leather upholstery on black enamelled metal base, adjustable positions (2). Height 75 cm. Width 89 cm. Depth 87 cm

An impressive Italian Cassina sofa in brown leather. A large Cassina sofa in brown leather

Italian Afra & Tobia Scarpa & Vico Magasetti dining suite, comprising a set of ten contemporary dining chairs by Afra & Tobia Scarpa, black leather and blondewood c. 1980. A contemporary dining table by Vico Magasetti for Cassina model 781 c.1967

La Barca table by Piero de Martini for Cassina. Rectangular table with extending top

Cassina LC4 chaise lounge by Le Corbusier. C. 1965 chrome structured base, black leather seat with cushion

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