Standard
Vitra

Price: from € 705

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Standard
Vitra

Price: from € 705

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The Standard chair by Jean Prouvé has evolved into one of the most famous classics of the French 'constructeur'. The seat and backrest of this understated, iconic chair are available in various types of wood, and the metal frame comes in different colours.

Jean Prouvé

Designer Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé (1901 – 1984) was a French self-taught architect, furniture and industrial designer.

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He applied production technology in architecture, without losing aesthetic qualities. He completed his training as a metal artisan before opening his own workshop in Nancy in 1924. In the following years he created numerous furniture designs, and in 1947 Prouvé established his own factory. Due to disagreements with the majority shareholders, he left the company in 1953. During the ensuing decades, Prouvé served as a consulting engineer on a number of important architectural projects in Paris.

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Jean Prouvé

Designer Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé (1901 – 1984) was a French self-taught architect, furniture and industrial designer.

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He applied production technology in architecture, without losing aesthetic qualities. He completed his training as a metal artisan before opening his own workshop in Nancy in 1924. In the following years he created numerous furniture designs, and in 1947 Prouvé established his own factory. Due to disagreements with the majority shareholders, he left the company in 1953. During the ensuing decades, Prouvé served as a consulting engineer on a number of important architectural projects in Paris.

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