El Santo is a leather armchair featuring a seat made out of a single piece of sturdy leather fixed to the powder-coated base. The derived leather shell appears left floating in the air. This unexpected take on the classic cantilever typology results in a spacious, comfortable seat.
Designer: Christophe de la Fontaine
Typology: Chaise longue
Material/finish: powder-coated steel base in black/white, seat: leather/fabric/fur
€2.800 excluding transport
Christophe de la Fontaine is a Luxembourgish product designer, professor of industrial design at Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, and co-founder of Dante – Goods and Bads.
As an independent product designer he received numerous international awards, including the Red Dot Design Award, the Good Design Award, and the Gold iF DESIGN AWARD.
His work includes furniture and lighting in collaboration with Moroso, Rosenthal, FormAgenda and many others.