Set of chairs by Silvio Coppola – Italy 1970


Set of eight chairs in solid mahogany, seats and backs in imitation leather. Very good quality. Original condition.

Design: Silvio Coppola for Bernini.

Italy, 1970.



cm 49 x 49 x 81 seat 49

inches 19.29 x 19.29 x 31.88 seat 10.29



Silvio Coppola (Italy, Brindisi 1920 – Milan 1985)

Graduated in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Milan, Coppola designed buildings in Baghdad, university campuses in Zaire, houses and hotels in Italy. In 1965 he became project architect for the Development European fund. He worked as a consultant to many major companies including Bayer, Bernini, Montecatini, Monteschell, Zucchi, Cinzano, Alessi, Cassina, Parmalat, and Feltrinelli. In 1967 he cofounded a research group called Exhibition Design with Bruno Munari and Franco Grignani. Member of ADI (Industrial Design Association), AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts), and AGI (Institute of Graphic Arts), where he served as vice-president for two years. He taught at the Gesamthochschule of Essen and the University of Wuppertal.