“I could never imagine designing furniture or anything that wouldn’t last long – it’s just something I couldn’t do.
I have never made cardboard furniture or anything else that was designed to deteriorate.
I think a good design should not be finite, but go in and out of vogue over long time spans,
retaining its potency even after a hundred years.”

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  • Maralunga Sofa

    1973

    Vico Magistretti designs the Maralunga sofa
    The Dark Side of the Moon

    1973

    "The Dark Side of the Moon" by Pink Floyd' is released
  • Maralunga production

    1974

    Production of the Maralunga begins
    Rubik Cube

    1974

    Ernő Rubik invents the Rubik Cube
    Abba Eurovision

    1974

    ABBA wins the Eurovision music contest
  • Compasso d'oro Maralunga

    1979

    Maralunga wins the Compasso d'Oro award
    Walkman

    1979

    Invention of the walkman
    Milan Showroom

    1979

    Magistretti re-designs Cassina's Milan Showroom
  • 1981

    Maralunga enters th NY MoMa's collection
  • Berlin Wall

    1989

    Fall of the Berlin wall
  • Maralunga Campaign 1991

    1991

    Maralunga Campaign "A thousand years from now, who knows what we’ll talk about?"
    Compasso d'oro Cassina

    1991

    Cassina wins the Compasso d'Oro award
    First Website

    1991

    First Website online
  • Compasso d'oro Magistretti

    1996

    Magistretti wins the Compasso d'Oro award for his career
    Dolly

    1996

    Birth of Dolly: the first mammal ever cloned
  • Morte di Vico Magistretti

    2006

    Death of Vico Magistretti
    Twitter

    2006

    Twitter is launched
  • Maralunga 40esimo anno

    2014

    Maralunga's 40th birthday
    Stampa 3D

    2014

    3D printing, invented by Charles Hull, spreads worldwide
    Cassina celebra il 40esimo anno di Maralunga

    2014

    Cassina celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Maralunga by Vico Magistretti
  • Maralunga 40-S

    2015

    Birth of Maralunga 40-S
    EXPO Milan

    2015

    EXPO in Milan
  • Campagna Maralunga 2016

    2016

    Maralunga Campaign “The Other Conversation”
  • Maralunga 40 Maxi

    2018

    Maralunga 40 Maxi
  • Maralunga Maxi

    2019

    Maralunga Maxi
  • 100 anni Vico Magistretti

    2020

    100 anni Vico Magistretti
  • Maralunga Classico: An international best-seller with warm, inviting shapes, where the back extends upwards to form a head-rest. The smooth, padded style, meantime, amplifies the sofa’s comfort quotient, affording myriad interpretations. Much imitated, Maralunga introduced the idea of an adjustable-height head-rest, achieved by means of a bicycle chain embedded in the foam cushions. This avant-garde mechanism, patented by Cassina, makes the back cushion unfold and move upwards, to form a head-rest. In 2014, to celebrate Maralunga’s fortieth anniversary, Cassina undertook a further restyling, making the fabric upholstery removable for cleaning, while adding details such as the edge-stitching that confers a more contemporary look to a design classic. The Maralunga family includes an armchair, a foot-rest and two- or three-seater sofas in several widths.

  • Maralunga 40: An international best-seller with warm, inviting shapes, where the back extends upwards to form a head-rest. The smooth, padded style, meantime, amplifies the sofa’s comfort quotient, affording myriad interpretations. Much imitated, Maralunga introduced the idea of an adjustable-height head-rest, achieved by means of a bicycle chain embedded in the foam cushions. This avant-garde mechanism, patented by Cassina, makes the back cushion unfold and move upwards, to form a head-rest. In 2014, to celebrate Maralunga’s fortieth anniversary, Cassina undertook a further restyling, making the fabric upholstery removable for cleaning, while adding details such as the edge-stitching that confers a more contemporary look to a design classic. The Maralunga family includes an armchair, a foot-rest and two- or three-seater sofas in several widths.

  • Maralunga 40 Sfoderabile: An international best-seller with warm, inviting shapes, where the back extends upwards to form a head-rest. The smooth, padded style, meantime, amplifies the sofa’s comfort quotient, affording myriad interpretations. Much imitated, Maralunga introduced the idea of an adjustable-height head-rest, achieved by means of a bicycle chain embedded in the foam cushions. This avant-garde mechanism, patented by Cassina, makes the back cushion unfold and move upwards, to form a head-rest. In 2014, to celebrate Maralunga’s fortieth anniversary, Cassina undertook a further restyling, making the fabric upholstery removable for cleaning, while adding details such as the edge-stitching that confers a more contemporary look to a design classic. The Maralunga family includes an armchair, a foot-rest and two- or three-seater sofas in several widths.

  • Maralunga Maxi / 40 Maxi: Forty-five years after the launch of the original,and following on from the Maralunga 40 and its variant, the 40S with removable fabric covers, the Maralunga sofa takes the stage once more, its proportions updated, and its look restyled, becoming even more elegant and comfortable than before. Maralunga 40 Maxi is a contemporary take on this legendary best-seller by Cassina, which holds the technological patent for the device – a bicycle chain – that adjusts the angle of the back-rest. Supplied with the refined edge-stitching finish as standard, the Maralunga 40 Maxi armchair debuts a new size for its type: 122 cm. Meanwhile, the two-seater sofa comes in at 214 cm, with the three-seater measuring 310 cm. The depth has increased to 105 cm, to make for a more inviting and comfortable sitting position; all the models can be are fitted with a feather-filled seat cushion in a new size to enhance ergonomic correctness.

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