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Jean Prouvé, 1950/1954

Jean Prouvé originally designed the Trapèze table for the Cité Universitaire in Antony near Paris. The trapezoidal shape of the sheet steel legs provided inspiration for the name and also gives the table its distinctive character.
Table top (1)
Material description
  • Table top: high-pressure laminate, black surface coating.
  • Base (legs and crossbeam): bent sheet steel, powder-coated in black.
This product was designed by
Jean Prouvé
Jean Prouvé, who regarded himself as an engineer throughout his lifetime, was both the designer and manufacturer of his product ideas. His unique oeuvre, ranging from a letter opener to door and window fittings, from lighting and furniture to prefabricated houses and modular building systems, encompasses almost anything that is suited to industrial production and construction.
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