The plastic Belleville Chair consists of two components – a structural frame and a seat shell. The elegant structural frame forms the calligraphic lines of the chair's legs and backrest – and is available without or without forward sloping armrests. The thin seat shell tapers upward from the seat into the back. In addition to the version made of coloured plastic, the shell also comes in plywood veneer or upholstered in leather or fabric. Belleville Chair Plastic is also suitable for outdoor use.
Seat shell, base and frame: injection-moulded polyamide. Stackable up to 6 high.
Belleville is the name of the vibrant Paris neighbourhood where the designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have their studio. Visual references for the Belleville Chair can be found in the classic French bistro furnishings and lively atmosphere of this Parisian quarter. The chair's familiar shape - even in a contemporary context - might at first be taken for granted, yet it also evokes a sense of mystery and bemusement, since the materiality, construction and fabrication of the chair only become…
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.