Continuing the tradition of featuring a design classic each week (‘Classic Thursdays’ perhaps?), we turn our attention to ProuvÃ©’s CitÃ© Lounge Chair.
Designed by Jean ProuvÃ© in 1930, the CitÃ© Lounge Chair has broad leather arm straps and a molded sheet steel frame. This chair was one of ProuvÃ©’s earlier furniture designs, and typifies his rational-sculptural aesthetic. The strong lines with a reserved color palette all lead to a subtle modern look that looks just as current as it was eighty years ago.
“In 1930 ProuvÃ© helped establish the Union of Modern Artists whose manifesto read, ‘We like logic, balance and purity.'” –wikipedia
“ProuvÃ© combines the soul of an engineer with that of an architect” -Le Corbusier
Frame made of sheet steel, lacquered finish in red, black or beige. Single piece fabric cover in black, beige, tobacco and leather. Armrests are made of thick natural saddle leather straps, including neck support cushion.
26.75″ w | 37.5″ d | 33″ h