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Compas Direction, 1953

Designed by Jean Prouve
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-212027*


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Compas Direction desk by Jean Prouve for Vitra.

Jean Prouve developed the Compas Table in various models around 1950, applying the construction principles that he is known for. All share elegantly splayed, narrow legs in metal, a formal reminder of a compas - in French 'le compas'.

The oiled solid wood table tops give Compas Direction an individual touch. With its compact dimensions, the table is ideal for the contemporary, largely paperless, home office, where it cuts a fine figure, particularly in combination with the Fauteuil Direction chair.

Solid wood table top available in oiled natural oak, oiled smoked oak or oiled American walnut.

Moulded sheet steel frame available powder-coated with a smooth finish in Japanese red, deep black, chocolate, coffee or ecru. See swatches for an indication of shades.

125w x 60d x 73cmh

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Made-to-order: 10-12 weeks

Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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