Cassina iMaestri’s Collection Establishes a Unique Method of Reinterpreting the Great Classics

Charis Raji
2 min readDec 6, 2023
The slender metal Lady armchair

Cassina has long been in the business of reinterpreting great classic designs through the valorisation of their authenticity and culture.

This act led to the emblematic Cassina iMaestri collection.

Some of the products in this collection.

1. Casier Standard P.E.N

Casier Frame
Casier Finish

Designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, its timeless, unique features, are capable of architecturally organizing any room, holding any object and arranging themselves in any space, to create an authentic furnished wall.

2. Utrecht by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld

Utrecht

The juxtaposition of right angles ‒ backrest and seat that meet at the floor and armrests that morph into support pieces ‒ are hallmark features of the Utrecht armchair, which became a symbol of the Neoplastic movement.

3. 3 Fauteuil Grand Confort

3 FAUTEUIL GRAND CONFORT

4. Lady Armchair

Features slender metal legs that contrast with the cushy upholstered parts are its style signature; the embodiment of innovation, it is assembled separately with different padding densities in each part.

The rest of the collection can be viewed here and here.

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