Matic Sofa Collection

Designed by Piero Lissoni, 2020

Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni and conceived as a platform suspended in space, somewhere between an island and a work of architecture. The distinctive characteristics, here again, are aesthetics and technology.

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Matic Sofa Collection
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni
  • Matic, an innovative system of sofa components created by Piero Lissoni

Details

FEATURES

Modular or linear, the collection stands out for its ample seats of different depths, covered in leather or fabric. It is composed of modules, including chaises longues and terminal peninsula units, to provide seats upholstered with evenly-sized squares, or detailed with a T-shaped seam, combined with a special curved back featuring a mechanism that can be turned to adjust comfort for relaxing, reading or conversation. The frontal profile – the key aesthetic feature of the design – enables adaptation to a wide range of settings.


CONSTRUCTION

Structure: the front structure profile is in aluminium with a glossy finish, charcoal painted colour or upholstered in fabric or leather. The upholstery is not removable.

Seat: the inner frame is in wood with elastic webbing, variable density polyurethane foam, layer in polyester wadding.  Seta cushions upholstered in fabric or leather. Removable covers in fabric, non-removable covers in leather.

Arms and Back: in moulded flexible polyurethane,
With metal structure, variable density polyurethane foam, layer in polyester wadding. Removable covers in fabric, non-removable covers in leather.

Pillows: are particularly recommended for the elements with a dept of 107cm.

 

FINISHES

Structure can be in aluminium with a polished finish or charcoal painted finish or upholstered in fabric or leather. The feet are in aluminium fusion, with either a glossy finish or charcoal painted colour.

 

Dimensions

Matic Sofa Collection

These products are part of a System Sofa Components. More configuration are available.

Matic Sofa 
W 224 cm x D 107 cm x H 62 cm
W 294 cm x D 107 cm x H 62 cm
*Available in 2 different depths: 90cm and 107cm

Matic Chaise Longue
W 150 cm x D 157 cm X H 62 cm

Matic Sofa with curved back
W 300 cm X D 107 cm X H 62cm


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Product Story image

Matic offers new functional and aesthetic possibilities. Low, linear seats, enhanced by capitonné details, are joined by armrests and backs that can be shaped thanks to an internal mechanism offering structural support and comfort. The cushions complete the collection, guaranteeing absolute ease during use. Timeless aesthetic details of lightness and elegance meet with precise workmanship at the highest levels of technology and quality, values that have always been earmarks of the Knoll character.

A high-profile technological exercise that sets the character, narrating a stylistic mission while logically determining its own form.

Silent by nature, the Matic collection can enter any context with discretion, almost blending into the background; or it can take center stage with its forceful (though always discreet) character. Ideal for the home or for contract environments, Matic represents a tribute to original Knoll design, with a clear reference to the stylistic approach developed by Florence Knoll.

Designer image

Piero Lissoni is architect, art director and designer and is recognized as one of the masters of contemporary design. For over thirty years, he has developed projects the world over in the fields of architecture, landscape and interior, as well as in product and graphic design.

Some of the most important architecture and interior projects deserving mention include The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach (2020), the Grand Park Hotel in Croatia (2019), the restyling of the historic Camparino bar in the Galleria of Milan (2019), The Middle House for the Swire Hotels Group in Shanghai (2018), The Oberoi Al Zorah Beach Resort Ajman in the UAE (2017), the 240-unit condominium Oceana Bal Harbour in Miami (2017), the Casa Fantini hotel on the shores of Lake Orta (2017), the Sanlorenzo yachts SX112 (2020), SX76 (2018) and SX88 (2017), the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam (2012), the renovation of the historic Teatro Nazionale in Milan (2009) in addition to the corporate headquarters of several international brands.

Piero Lissoni has received a series of international awards, including the Good Design Award, the Red Dot Award and the Compasso d'Oro ADI.