Vintage Piretti Alky Chair

Designed by Giancarlo Piretti for Artifort

Vintage Piretti Alky Chair

Price For 1 Chair (Sold As A Pair)



An icon of the mid-century modern style, this vintage Alky Chair was designed by Giancarlo Piretti and produced by Artifort, circa 1970s. Combining comfort, design and modularity, this chair features a curved form that was inspired by modernizing the traditional slipper chair. Fully upholstered, this chair provides luxe comfort and was reupholstered with a premium bouclé fabric. The chair has a feet in aluminum alloy, to which the connection elements could be linked, allowing multiple chairs to be joined together.

Style: Mid-Century Modern
Period: circa 1970s

Sold as a pair and cannot be purchased individually. Price displayed is for 1 chair. See in-store for details.

This item is sold as a set of 6 and cannot be sold individually. Price displayed is for 1 unit. See in-store for details.
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  • Width: 26”
  • Depth: 32”
  • Height: 27.5”


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Giancarlo Piretti

Italian interior and industrial designer Giancarlo Piretti was born in 1940 in Bologna. He holds many industrial patents for his innovative furniture designs. His most famous piece is the Plia Chair (1968), which has sold over seven million copies since 1969 and is still in production. Today, Piretti lives and works in Bologna with his son, designer Alessandro Piretti.

“What I love about sourcing vintage is the thrill of finding something really unique and knowing you have the opportunity to give it a second life.”

– Andrew Metrick, Elte Vintage Curator