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The red frame is named Faliero, after one of the most legendary bicycle frame-builders in all of Italy. “In Milan, I got to visit his son Alberto Masi’s workshop (above), which is tucked into a corner of the now unused Vigorelli Velodrome,” says Lipsey. “Both Masi and his father are among the most respected bicycle frame-builders. During the show in Milan, Alberto came by the opening and saw my chairs. He said little other than ‘Complimenti’ but it’s maybe the most meaningful thing anyone has said about my work.”