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Sofa Otium Soft, design Antonio Citterio 2020, Maxalto.

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t comes from the continuous play of memory and innovation. It is a fluid journey where our long-lasting and enduring certainties and the signs of the times meet in a fast-paced, dynamic and constantly evolving home design experience.
From the brand that brings together classic concepts and modern values, we have a flexible seating system designed for contemporary needs. Presented just a few months ago, today its catalog’s 2020 title, “Timeless Future: The Rooms Of The Maxalto World”, happens to have an even more concrete meaning than was ever imagined, giving us an extra reason to reflect on the spaces in which we live.

  • What it is  Presented in Paris during the Maison Object 2020, Otium Soft is the new version of the modular sofa system Otium by Maxalto.
  • What makes it special  Otium Soft is the perfect combination of formal rigor, soft and cozy seating, and the charm of exclusive covers. It is a sofa that unites comfortable padding and beautiful, refined and exclusive fabrics with a minimal design and clean-cut lines.
  • How it is made  Flexible and versatile, Otium Soft is a modular seating system in infinite varieties. Available in two depths (96 and 105 cm) and various widths, it allows for configurations that fit each space, from a spacious living room to a smaller den. Its structure is made up of a solid steel frame, while the supporting padding (shaped polyurethane and sterilized down) has been ergonomically modified for the seating, backrests and cushions.
  • Whose idea it is  The entire Otium collection was designed by Antonio Citterio, the prestigious architect, designer and storied artistic director of Maxalto. Awarded with two Compasso d’Oro, his studio (since 2000 studio Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel) creates projects of every order of magnitude, from furniture to city masterplans, in a style always characterized by functionality, timeless elegance and attention-to-detail.
  • We chose it because…  Otium Soft is a sofa and modular system that looks classic, modern and, most of all, rigid; but in reality it has the perfect amount of softness to pass away the time and forget about the outside world.



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