Motek chair by Luca Nichetto for Cassina


The Motek chair is by Industrial Designer Luca Nichetto and produced by Cassina. It has a felted shell of origami like angles with turned European oak legs. 12 available.

Designed in 2013, the Motek 383 chair from Cassina not only has the looks but is also 100% recyclable. Designer Luca Nichetto has a studio in the Murano glassmaking area of Venice and another in Stockholm. Motek is made by Cassina, producers of the iconic Cab chair……. say no more.

Designers Inspiration The art of Japanese origami allows paper to bear weight. A molding technology developed for automobile manufacturing provided the engineering solution for this chair.

Fabrication An industrial felt is molded under steel pressure to produce the seat shell. Turned European ashwood legs screw into a black plastic seat base.

Hidden Features Legs can be easily unscrewed and shells stacked for easy storage and transport.

Design Consigned Stylist Striking angular chairs with natural timber legs and felt covered seats in deep forest green. Modern rustic Italian style.

Design Consigned Collectors No longer in production this set of 12 authentic Motek 383 chairs were made in Italy by Cassina. Rare green felt edition.

Mark of Authenticity Base stamped Cassina.

Condition Report No faults, fully complete and functioning as intended. Little to no sign of use.

Provenance One owner, 2015 Invoice provided.

DC Insider “The important thing about Cassina is that they are leaders, not only in production, but also from a research point of view” – Designer Luca Nichetto

For sale individually 


H82cm W48cm D49cm SH45cm



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