Happy leather sofa by Antonio Citterio for Flexform


Rare Happy sofa by Antonio Citterio for Flexform Italy. Original vintage condition.

Designed / launched by whom/when The Happy Collection 2005 by architect Antonio Citterio (b1950 Meda) was designed and marketed as elegant casual seating to stand centrally within spaces. The detailing and features truly represent the Flexform brand aesthetic making this one of their most celebrated and collectible designs. The manufacture as you can see is highly labour intensive and so today only the chaise model is available.

Inspiration Shaped sheet metal and artisan leather. “The time has passed when sofas spent their lives with their back to the wall” – Designer Antonio Citterio

Fabrication Chromed solid steel frame, multi ply wood base with slim polyurethane padding and heavy fabric piece covering, netting style hand woven corded cowhide leather backrest in col – Tobacco. Removable polished leather cushion covers with self piping. Sterilised Assopiuma® goose down inserts are sectioned for even fill distribution.

Hidden Features The 2 bolster cushions have concealed metal inserts to maintain their shape, and the seat cushions have a resilient foam inner core.

Design Consigned Stylist Statement sofa for the modern rustic farmhouse. This rare Happy sofa has a beautiful vintage patina with the original polished leather effect and bright shiny. frame. Best placed centrally, not against a wall, to highlight the incredible detailing on the back.

Design Consigned Collector High collector value. No longer in production. Authentic original unaltered Happy leather sofa by Antonio Citterio, made in Italy by Flexform. This design is held as part of the permanent collection at MOMA Centre Pompidou.

Mark of Authenticity Base fabric woven with repeated Flexform branding

Provenance One owner 2010 purchased at Fanuli Melbourne.

DC Insider 2024 RRP *for the chaise (only model now available) AUD $17,000

Our Condition Report 3/5 Frequent use. Fully complete. No structural damage, rust or marks to frame which still looks new and bright. The woven leather cord netting has no damage or fade. Cushion leathers still have their glossy polished look but are well faded with a few inoffensive marks but no sagging, holes or tears. Please request a video for specific details info@designconsigned.com.au


H6 8cm L242cm D100cm SH35cm




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