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Ethimo, sofa Grand Life

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rgonomic sofas and armchairs with sharp lines and extra-large seats, especially designed for the outdoors yet as captivating as indoor furniture. Grand Life by Ethimo is one of the new products of the Salone del Mobile 2018: a tribute to the Mediterranean as well as Italian design that turns relaxing outdoors into a sophisticated type of luxury.


  • What is it? Grand Life by Ethimo is the latest collection of outdoor sofas and seating.
  • What is special about it? Inspired by the villas in the Mediterranean, Grand Life by Ethimo is a fresh, elegant take on the theme. The visual and stylish precision as well as the refined details evoke fascinating suggestions, relaxed moods and magical scenery. The reference to a subtle, captivating and sophisticated type of relaxation is instant.
  • How is it made? Grand Life is a furniture series that includes sofas and armchairs with ergonomic silhouettes and extra-large seats. Teak frame with a metal core, whereas the backrest in made from woven acrylic rope. The extra-large cushions are upholstered in a special fabric suitable for the outdoors, which is soft as velvet and elevate your well-being and comfort.
  • Who is it by? Christophe Pillet is an eclectic French designer that seamlessly moves from product design to interior design and from architecture to set design, constantly searching for simple elegance. One of the most important French designers of his generation, Christophe Pillet is known for his refined aesthetic as well as his simple, dynamic and powerful sense of elegance.
  • We have chosen it because… Inspired by Italian style or even better by the “Italian way of life”: the magic of the Mediterranean, beautiful contemporary style and noble raw materials. This collection has the right technical properties for the outdoors, yet it has the same tailor-made appeal of superior quality interiors.


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