*Receive a 6th chair as a gift when you buy 5 Vitra dining room chairs. Visit the store or view the entire collection online. With a chair mix, the cheapest is the gift.
The chairs in the campaign are: Eames Shell chairs (not DSS, DSS-N, LAR, RAR, PACC and PSCC), Standard, Standard SP, Chaise Tout Bois, Panton chair, Panton Chair Classic, Softshell Chair, Moca, Hal (not with swivel base), Tip Ton, Tip Ton RE, APC, Evo-C, 03, 05, and the Belleville Chair.
Design by Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec.
The Softshell chair by Vitra has a calm timeless look that exudes serenity. It also makes for a very comfortable seat, thanks to the slightly sloping vertical slats placed in the backrest. The comfort is achieved by vertical ribs in the backrest, which adapt to the user. This ensures that the user of the Softshell chair can sit in it for a long time and comfortably. The Softshell has a base with four sturdy legs that retains the understated elegance of the design emphasized.
It is a chair as a chair should be, namely comfortable, with armrests and with a friendly appearance.
The Softshell chair with 4 legs is available with fabric or leather and with or without armrests.
Chair material: seat and back shell made of polyamide reinforced with fiberglass, flexible upper backrest part. Seat and back upholstery: polyurethane foam.
Material base: polyamide in chocolate color or basic dark with glides.
Dimensions: (w) 62 x (d) 56 x (h) 81.5 cm. Seat height: 44.7 cm. Seat depth 46 cm.
About the designers:
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, born respectively in 1971 and 1976 in Quimper, France, studied at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Cergy-Pontoise. Ronan started independent design work immediately after completing his studies, while his brother, who was still in school, assisted him.
Since 1999 both brothers have been working together as joint partners in their own design studio in Paris. Their work varies from small utilitarian objects to architectural projects. In addition to designing home and office furniture, vases, porcelain crockery, jewelry and various home accessories, a primary focus of their work is the design and organization of the interior.
One of their most unconventional designs, Algue (2004), was made in this context. The cooperation between the Bouroullec brothers and Vitra began with the office furniture system Joyn, which was developed between 2000 and 2002 and is still being expanded and refined. Together with Jasper Morrison, Hella Jongerius and Antonio Citterio, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have made important contributions to the stead