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Recline into Luxury

Designed with a sense of luxury, elegance and comfort in mind, Punt brings us the Amor Cortese sofa and chaise lounge collection, designed by Monica Armani



BY Andrew McDonald

May 1st, 2017


Amor Cortese, designed by architect and designer Monica Armani for Punt, is a collection of unique, elegant sofas and chaise lounges, featuring curved backs of natural plywood. Finished in oak or walnut with a solid wood base, the range comes from Armani with a sense chivalry and virtue of yesteryear – designed to be a sanctuary for love from another age.

Finish options range from super-matte oak, open pore white lacquered oak, and stained oak in ebony, to varying shades of grey and stained walnut.

Monica Armani was born in the Italian city of Trento, and currently divides her time between there and design hot spot Milan. She began her professional career working with her father, rationalist architect Marcello Armani, who passed on to her a passion for designing and planning, an attention to detail, and an enthusiasm for exploring new ideas. In her projects, formal aesthetics, innovation and engineering give life to a unique and recognizable style, characterized by a continuous connection between industrial design, architecture and interior design – exemplified in this new range for Punt

“Amor Cortese pretends to join the strength and sturdiness of the wood with the warmth and softness of the fabric, “ Monica says on the range “This piece of furniture is rigorous and refined, but at the same time, warm and comfortable. I feel that this piece is a sanctuary for a love from another age: chivalrous, virtuous and refined.”

Since the company was founded in Valencia in 1980, Punt has continually produced contemporary furniture worthy of inclusion in some of the most renowned design collections in the world. A point is the beginning of a line. Punt means point. A line is a series of points following a certain direction through space. That is Punt. The points from Punt that go to make up their collection are practically infinite. Many of these “punts” are happy encounters, happy discoveries; others are still searches, seeking serendipity.

The Punt range, including the new Amor Cortese collection, is available in Australia through Cafe Culture + Insitu.


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