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Softshell Chair

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, 2008

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Designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, the Softshell Chair mounted on a height-adjustable five-star swivel base with castors is ideal for studio offices. Its contours and quality materials give it an inviting appeal, while the soft upholstery guarantees superb comfort.
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Material description
  • Backrest and seat: flexible upper backrest shell. Seat and backrest shell in fibreglass-reinforced polyamide. Seat and backrest upholstery in polyurethane foam. Armrests are integrated in the seat shell. With two seams along the sides of the backrest.
  • Five-star base: powder-coated (basic dark) or polished aluminium.
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Softshell Chair
The seat construction of the Softshell Chair ensures a level of comfort that is first revealed upon use: vertical ribs concealed in the back shell adapt to the user, providing freedom of movement as well as superb comfort, even for prolonged periods of sitting. The smooth contours and appealingly soft upholstery over the entire surface give the Softshell Chair its calm, cosy and inviting character.
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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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