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Heart Cone Chair

Heart Cone Chair
by Vitra

Designed by
Verner Panton
for Vitra 1958

The Heart Cone Chair takes its name from the expressive, heart-shaped silhouette of its seat shell. Designed by Verner Panton in the late 1950s, the chair combines a comfortably upholstered seat with an understated, elegant base made of satin stainless steel.

The design career of Verner Panton reached its first peak toward the end of the 1950s. With a furniture series based on simple geometric shapes, Panton anticipated elements of Pop Art, while also emulating the elegance of Scandinavian Modernism in the execution of the bases. The most famous designs from this series are the Cone Chair and the Heart Cone Chair.  The extended wings of the backrest are reminiscent of Mickey Mouse ears, but can also be interpreted as a contemporary development of the classic wingback chair.

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

Specifications+

Body: GRP (glass fibre reinforced plastic laminate).
Upholstery: polyurethane foam.
Seat height: 395 mm (applied load 380 mm, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1).
Base: stainless steel cruciform base, satin finish.
Glides: plastic.

Dimensions+

Width: 1030mm x Height: 890mm x Depth: 625mm

Lead time+
Approximately 18 - 22 weeks.