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    Vitra Fauteuil Direction Chair by Jean Prouve

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    Vitra Fauteuil Direction Chair
    Jean Prouv̩ design from 1938/39
    Steel Frame with Solid Wood Armrests

    Designer: Jean Prouv̩
    Manufacturer: Vitra

    Jean Prouv̩ Fauteuil Direction chair by Vitra. New official authorized version by the Prouv̩ estate, produced by Vitra Germany. Designed in 1938/39 by Jean Prouv̩. Fauteuil Direction is one of the classics in the history of modernist furniture design. The aesthetic quality of this modern looking chair, with distinctive armrests made of solid wood, has lost none of its freshness and inviting comfort over the years. Fauteuil Direction fits well in the domestic setting (where Prouv̩ himself used it) but can also be used in waiting areas.

    Fauteuil Direction is a comfortable armchair especially suited for dining room seating. Its design exemplifies the constructive aesthetic for which Prouv̩ is so well known. This compact armchair is also ideal for the home office, where it is particularly striking in combination with the small Compas Direction desk. Outside the home, Fauteuil Direction cuts a fine figure in elegantly appointed lobbies, restaurants or waiting areas.

    Vitra's Fauteuil Direction is a creation by French industrial designer Jean Prouv̩. Jean Prouv̩, who always considered himself a design engineer, was also the designer and manufacturer of his product ideas. His unique range of designs includes letter openers, door and window fittings, lamps and furniture and even prefabricated houses and modular construction systems; essentially, anything that can be designed and industrially manufactured.

    • Base: Round and molded sheet steel, powdercoated (smooth).
    • Seat and backrest: Polyurethane foam; cover material Twill or Cit̩.
    • Armrests: Solid wood, oiled; natural oak, smoked oak or American walnut.
    • Glides: Glides for carpets or glides with felt pads for hard floors.

    > Download Fauteuil Direction Chair Spec Sheet (PDF)
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    Collection: Vitra
    Vitra Product Code: 210 439 00
    Material: powder coated steel, wood, polyurethane foam, upholstery
    Dimensions: 32"H x 25 1/2"W x 24 1/2"D
    Seat Height: 20"H
    Use: indoor, dining room, bedroom, office
    Shape: armchair
    Finish: various
    Product Category: furniture, chairs
    Style: modern, contemporary
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