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Fauteuil Direction chair, 1951

Designed by Jean Prouve
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-21043200*


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Fauteil Direction dining chair by Jean Prouve for Vitra.

Fauteil Direction is a well designed chair in which you can sit comfortably at the table. It pays homage to Prouve's typical philosophy of focusing on design factors. The little chair is perfect for the home office where, particularly in combination with the small desk Compas Direction, it creates an individual touch and can also be used as a comfortable dining chair.

In addition, Fauteuil Direction also looks great in elegant lobbies, restaurants or waiting areas.

Base in round and moulded sheet steel, powder-coated in colours of the collection. Armrests in oiled, solid wood in the finishes natural oak, dark oak or American walnut.

Seat and backrest in polyurethane foam covered with a range of fabrics and leathers. See swatches for details of available colours and codes.

65w x 62.5d x 50.5/81.5cmh

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Fauteuil Direction chair


Cite fabric (F40)

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Twill fabric (F60)

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Leather (Premium only)

(PDF, 245 kB)


Made-to-order: 10-12 weeks

Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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