Designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have their studio in the Belleville quarter of Paris. This lively neighbourhood buzzing with bistros provided them with inspiration for the Belleville Armchair. The curved contours of the black plastic frame form an elegant structure which supports a thin seat shell in a choice of materials. The Belleville Armchair with a plastic seat shell is light, robust and stackable. It is also suitable for outdoor use.
Seat, base and frame: injection-moulded polyamide. Can be stacked up to 5 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.