New Classic by Fabio Novembre, a sofa that innovates while remaining faithful to tradition

New Classic is the first collaboration of Natuzzi Italia with Fabio Novembre in the field of product design, a modular upholstery that declares how it is possible to innovate while remaining faithful to tradition, experimenting with shapes and technologies, maintaining that attention to detail and typical comfort. made in Italy craftsmanship. New Classic is a tribute to Chester, the sofa par excellence, a symbol of classicism: the iconic lines are reinterpreted in a contemporary key, giving rise to a project with a strong personality, capable of evoking a world, a place, an imaginary, which in this case are the unforgettable atmospheres and the timeless harmony of Puglia, where Natuzzi has its roots. The design cornerstone of New Classic is the harmonic intersection of round and square shapes, a set of volumes that overlap and unite, giving life to a sofa with generous and large dimensions. The option of being able to cover it in contrast enriches its expressive potential: in addition to the leather and fabric versions, New Classic can be characterized by a double covering that combines the two materials with a textile insert for the back / armrest volume and in leather for structure and seat. Finally, inspired by the artisan touch of the traditional capitonné, the simple rod seams emphasize the round shapes of the backrest and armrests.

Circle of Harmony

At a glance

What is it?
It is a sofa that pays homage to classicism through a contemporary reinterpretation. The project is aimed at a public lover of more experimental design, attentive to the harmony between shapes and materials and to Made in Italy craftsmanship excellence.
What is the design concept?
Innovating while remaining faithful to its roots, one of the cornerstones of Natuzzi Italia. The project is the sintering between the classicism of inspiration and the urban / contemporary rendering of the geometric volumes that compose it. With its intense and decisive expressiveness, New Classic is the main protagonist of the living room.
How is it made and from what materials?
It is a modular system characterized by a padded roller that delimits the upper part; the seats end with a sofa on the floor, embellished with metal tubulars. It can be characterized by a double lining that combines fabric and leather. Simple rod seams emphasize the round shapes.
How is it produced and where?
It is produced in Italy, with a process that is characterized by manufacturing capacity, that of a company with over 60 years of history, experimentation and maximum attention to detail.
What makes it special?
It can be defined as a sofa with a classical nature, but also as a contemporary minimal sofa. A design design, that of Fabio Novembre, certainly innovative and of great visual impact that can also be emphasized through the combination of different materials such as leather and fabric.
How is it?
Innovative, harmonious, experimental.
In the designer’s own words
“The elements that characterize a contemporary sofa are increasingly essential and an extremely minimalist sensibility is required of the public to be able to judge them. This is the only way to explain why so many models of classicism proliferate in homes all over the world. New Classic was born with the intention of bringing these two worlds closer ".