The eponymously named 1085 Chair is Bartoli Design’s 1,085th design. It is crafted from a natural animal hide, with leather wrapped around the steel frame at the back and on the underside, forming two flaps that are connected by a steel tie-rod.
Bartoli Design is an award-winning family studio, founded in 1960 by Carlo Bartoli who was later joined by his children Anna and Paolo.
Intended to evolve through use, the chair’s robust wooden structure will remain unchanged. While the hide itself will inevitably move, its texture will change and its colour will alter but the chair will preserve its functionality and performance.