BA Product Design Project
Fanciullino is a two-seater sofa that was born from the need to increase the conversation between two people. Nowadays communication is an important issue in our society and this project wants to go into depth on this theme and propose a seat that allows the sharing of experiences between two individuals. Fanciullino is a two-seater sofa that was born from the need to increase the conversation between two individuals. The sofa is composed of two seats are arranged so that people can be face to face. This peace of furniture is inspired form symposia and Roman banquets, in which ancient Greeks and Romans used to gahtering and having conversation about philosphy.
Why is this project called Fanciullino?
Pascoli in the famous pages of “Fanciullino” (1897), theorised his poetics of Fanciullino .To illustrate, the poet asserts that there is a child inside every individual. A ‘fanciullino’ who remains a child even when the person grows up and his voice rusts, even when he is older. The peculiarity of this figure looks at the world with astonishment, with auroral wonder, as if for the first time. Pascoli explains that Fanciullino considers beautiful and important even the small, humble, everyday, familiar element.