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Standard chair, 1934

Designed by Jean Prouve
Manufactured by Vitra
Product code: VIT-41239600


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Standard chair by Jean Prouve for Vitra.

The rear legs of a chair bear the majority of the weight of the user's body. Prouvé acknowledges this fact with characteristic succintness in his design of the Standard Chair: the front legs take relatively little strain and therefore are made of tubular steel piping, while the back legs are made of voluminous hollow sections that transmit the weight down to the floor.

Frame in pressed sheet and tubular steel, powder-coated in ecru, Japanese red, coffee, chocolate or deep black.  See swatches for details of shades.

Seat and backrest in dark or natural oak, or black pigmented walnut.

Please select from standard glides for carpet or felt glides for hard floor.

Use the Vitra configurator for this design to explore the options available. 

42w x 48.8d x 45/82cmh

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Made-to-order: 10-12 weeks

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Furniture orders over £1500 free for Mainland UK.

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