"Small Bench, Sofa Prototype Kali By Michel Ducaroy, Designer FranÇais, Ligne Roset"Sofa model Kali Designed in 1970. Perfect state of conservation. Seat while polyester foam is soft and comfortable. The moistness is reinforced upholstered buttons. Width: 140cm Depth: 102cm Height: 67cm Leather Indiana (grain cowhide corrected pigmented grained) black. Born in Lyon November 14, 1925 (deceased in Lyon July 30, 2009), Michel Ducaroy grew into an industrial designer contemporary furniture family, Chaleyssin factory. This is also the family business (including furniture sponsor for the liner Normandie) that will make his debut after following the curriculum of the National School of Fine Arts, sculpture section, in Lyon. In 1960, he returned in another family business, home Roset in Briord, in Ain, then specialized in the manufacture of chairs. There accomplish twenty-six years of career as head of the French manufacturer's design department. He designs a line of young furniture (room DN ') and many models of seats, sofas and furniture for public facilities (459 fireside') His first models are in line with new materials appeared in the years 1960-1970 (foam , cotton wool, thermoformed plastic). Adria, the first modular lounge seating close to the ground, after Kashima, Kufra, Safi, or Kali (which will serve as backdrop for long conversations frustrated designed by Claire Bretécher) and finally Togo reflect the spirit of invention and conquest which then animates the young triumvirate of home Roset Michel Ducaroy, boss, Jean Roset and his business manager Jean-Claude Flageollet.