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Cité Chair

Cité Chair
by Vitra

Designed by
Jean Prouvé
for Vitra 1930

The Cité armchair is an early masterpiece by the French designer and engineer Jean Prouvé. Originally designed to furnish the student residence halls at the Cité Universitaire in Nancy, Prouvé also used this comfortable, expansive armchair with powder-coated steel runners and leather belt armrests in the living room of his own home. Generous dimensions and inviting upholstery contribute to the great comfort of Cité.


Available in a selection of Vitra fabrics and leathers. Please enquire for further information.


Cover: seat and backrest with a continuous cover in fabric or leather.
Upholstery: neck cushion in polyurethane foam, height-adjustable.
Base: bent sheet steel, powder-coated finish (smooth).
Glides: fitted with plastic glides for carpet; felt glides for hard floors optionally available.


Width: 680mm x Height: 840mm x Depth: 950mm x Seat Height: 335mm

Lead time+
Approximately 18 - 22 weeks.
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