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Slow Chair & Ottoman

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, 2006

The comfort of the expansive Slow Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec can be enjoyed in full by pairing it with the matching Ottoman. Both possess a lightweight and elegant design thanks to their translucent knit sling cover and graceful contours. The Slow Chair and Ottoman are available in a selection of colours.
Slow Chair - brown (4)
  • Tricot - brown
    Tricot - brown
  • Intreccio - anthracite
    Intreccio - anthracite
  • Tonus - moss-green
    Tonus - moss-green
  •  13 Aura - blackberry
    13 Aura - blackberry
Slow Chair - red/cream (3)
  • Tricot - red / cream
    Tricot - red / cream
  • Tonus - moss green
    Tonus - moss green
  • Coda - cream
    Coda - cream
Slow Chair - black (4)
  • Tricot - black
    Tricot - black
  • Intreccio - anthracite
    Intreccio - anthracite
  • Tonus - moss-green
    Tonus - moss-green
  • Tonus - black
    Tonus - black
Slow Chair - blue/green (4)
  • Tricot - blue / green
    Tricot - blue / green
  • Tonus - moss green
    Tonus - moss green
  •  04 Twill - ink blue
    04 Twill - ink blue
  •  77 Hopsak - nero / forest
    77 Hopsak - nero / forest
Slow Chair - brown/cream (1)
  • Tricot - brown / cream
    Tricot - brown / cream
Material description
  • Frame/Cover: tubular steel frame with extremely strong, precisely shaped knitted fabric which is stretched over the frame.
  • Upholstery: polyurethane foam and polyester fibre, including a seat cushion and two backrest cushions.
  • Seat height: 330 mm (230 mm with applied load, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1).
  • Base: die-cast aluminium legs with polished or powder-coated finish.
  • Glides: all legs fitted with hard glides for carpet; felt glides optionally available for hard floors.
  • Applications: recommended for home use only.
Product family
Slow Chair
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created this expansive armchair by using an extremely strong, precisely shaped knit which is stretched over the metal frame like a fitted stocking. Thanks to the knit sling cover, the Slow Chair combines soft comfort with ergonomic support, which is further enhanced by thin seat and back cushions. The translucent sling cover replaces the thick cushions of traditional armchairs, resulting in a design that is lightweight, yet generously proportioned. In the living room…
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This product was designed by
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
The brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec live and work in Paris. Their oeuvre ranges from small everyday objects to architectural projects. They have worked with Vitra since 2000 and have contributed numerous designs to both the office and home collections.
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