For the iconic Cab chair, fit is everything. Originally designed in 1977 by Mario Bellini, it was the first free-standing chair to be entirely cloaked in leather. The result of years of study and many a dextrous craftsperson, it is is widely recognised as one of the most significant chair designs of the 20th century and is featured in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
Materials & Finishes
Cab is the world’s first free-standing cowhide chair, informed by the relationship between the human skeleton and the skin. Comfortable and welcoming, its saddle leather upholstery is slipped over an enamelled steel frame before being stitched by hand.
The Cab Armchair is available in the following sizes:
Standard: W 62 x D 52 x H 82 (Seat height - 45 cm. Armrest height - 64 cm)
Maxi: W 66 x D 57 x H 82 cm (Seat height - 45 cm. Armrest height - 64 cm)
Not all Cassina Furniture is available to buy online. However, the full range can be ordered via our London-based showroom where we have an array of Cassina Furniture on display. Please contact our design team on 020 8421 1779 if you require further information or to discuss the Chaplins Price Promise.
All the models in the Cassina collection, by merit of their artistic content and particular creative character, are protected by copyright, a legal institution that is universally recognised and safeguarded; legal protection is assured for the whole life-span of the author and for 70 years after his/her death (or the death of the last surviving co-author).
Year of design