francesco faccin designs slim piccola chair for small café locations
francesco faccin designs slim piccola chair for small café locations francesco faccin designs slim piccola chair for small café locations
jun 19, 2015

francesco faccin designs slim piccola chair for small café locations

francesco faccin designs slim piccola chair for small café locations 
all images courtesy of francesco faccin




if there’s one thing lacking in the countless bars, bistros and cafés of europe, it’s space. the ‘piccola’ chair is designed specifically for such locations. compared to a regular café chair, the seat is noticeably thinner and has a strong personality. the main detail is obsessively repeated in every encounter of beams that compose the piece. planks thin towards each joint, seemingly shooting directly into the mortise and tenon. ‘piccola’ chair was designed by francesco faccin and is manufactured by milan-based slow wood. the chair made its debut during milan design week 2015.

3/4 rear view

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detail of plank shapes

joint close-up

back rest

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front view

‘piccola’ chairs as a set 
image courtesy of slow wood

‘piccola’ chairs have a slim build specifically for small cafés and bistros
image courtesy of slow wood

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‘piccola’ table and seat



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