Paolo Lucidi (1974) and Luca Pevere (1977) graduated from the Politecnico di Milano in Industrial Design and worked independently before establishing LucidiPevere Design Studio in 2006. They are currently designing across a range of materials and scales for companies like Gebrüder Tonet Vienna, Very Wood, Living Divani, Ligne Roset, Casamania, DeCastelli, Foscarini, Glass Idromassaggio, Normann Copenhagen, Comforty, and Kristalia.
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Brutalism takes a backseat while Aplomb proves that concrete has a smoother side. Suspended from the ceiling with the greatest of ease, the pendant’s graceful drop belies the material’s intrinsic strength.
Created in 1929, this tubular steel-and-canvas chair was manufactured in Vienna for Gebruder Thonet. Creating quite the sensation for its lack of arms or conventional legs, the B33 was among the first cantilevered chairs on the market. Due to its immense popularity, the child-size version, the B33 1/2, debuted soon after.
Sibling rivalry is rough. What to do when you’re related to the Gebrüder Thonet Vienna Café chair (No. 18), one of the most recognizable seats of the last 178 years? Straighten up and stand tall, Strauss, and make your mark on your own four legs.