Maarten Van Severen, 1998
- Seat shell: integral skin polyurethane foam. Shell with upholstered effect, self-supporting on a tubular steel frame. Flexible backrest with integrated leaf springs.
- Base/stackability: back legs in tubular steel, front legs in aluminium profile, powder-coated or chrome-plated. Stacking and non-stacking versions. Up to 10 chairs can be stacked on the floor, up to 20 chairs on a stacking trolley. Fitted with plastic glides for carpet or felt glides for hard floors.
- Outdoor use: version with powder-coated base suitable for utilisation outdoors on a temporary or seasonal basis, following care instructions. After prolonged exposure to the elements, clean and store away in a dry, sheltered place to ensure lasting use and avoid any deterioration in appearance.
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Maarten Van Severen
The designer Maarten Van Severen started creating furniture in the mid-1980s, initially producing the pieces himself in his Ghent workshop. His designs are characterised by their simple form and superb comfort. The collaboration with Vitra began in 1996, resulting in the Van Severen Collection.