Vitra Prouvé Fauteuil Direction Chair


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Fauteuil Direction Chair by Jean Prouvé for Vitra

With a design that exemplifies the constructive aesthetic for which Prouvé is so well known, the Fauteuil Direction is a comfortable armchair beautifully suited for the dining room or home office.  In an office it is particularly striking in combination with the Compas Direction desk. Outside the home, Fauteuil Direction cuts a fine figure in elegantly appointed lobbies, restaurants or waiting areas.

Designer: Jean Prouvé, 1951
Manufacturer: Vitra
Dimensions: 25.5"w | 24.5"d | 32"h | seat height: 20"


  • Seat and backrest: polyurethane filling with Twill or Cité fabric.
  • Base: Bent sheet steel and tubular steel. Powder-coated smooth.
  • Armrest: Solid wood with oil finish: natural oak, smoked oak, or American walnut.
  • Glides: Hard glides for carpet or felt glides for hard floors.

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