Armchair-bed model Polet
Lacquered beech wood and upholstery
Upright position: 27 w x 24.8 d x 74 h in.
Reclined: 27 w x 31½ d x 69 h in.
High back armchair that can be turned into a spare bed.
Back can be folded down to a comfortable reclined position or completely flat.
Achille Castiglioni named the chair Polet because of its dual use as a chair (Poltronoa) and bed (Letto). This chair is also part of the permanent collection of the M0MA, and it is an armchair with a very high back which can be positioned horizontally to transform the seat into a bed. Explore more of Achille Castiglioni furniture and designs in his biography page at Casati Gallery.
As of now this piece is out of production.
Sergio Polano - Achille Castiglioni: Complete works 2002, pg. 402, Londra, Electa Architecture