Castelli Piretti Axis 3000 3 seat Bench flip-up
Castelli Piretti Axis 3000 3 seat Bench with flip-up seats.
name: Axis 3000 bench;
designer: Giancarlo Piretti;
manufacturer: Anonima Castelli, Italy;
design year: 1970s;
The DSC 106 chair from 1965 was redesigned begin seventies and became a modular system with seats and small tables on a steel beam. Frequently used in waiting-rooms; doctor, dentist and especially airports. These were also used as theater/theatre, cinema and auditorium seating, as our set was.
polished cast aluminium parts on a steel beam, “Castelli” imprinted on the end caps;
blond birch veneer plywood seat and backs;
the seats are spring loaded, they can be adjusted to stay in the down position or adjusted to automatically flip-up when empty. Currently this bench as both options;
freestanding, levelling feet, “Castelli 9-(19)89” cast in underneath;
mid-century modern, vintage, retro,
70s, 1970s, seventies,
Stylevintage, retro, mid-century modern
Conditiongood, some wear
Materialssteel, aluminum, plywood