Cité Armchair by Vitra

Cité Armchair


Designed by Jean Prouvé. Cite Armchair is one of Prouve's early masterpieces, designed in 1930 for a competition for furnishing the halls of residence at Nancy's Cite Universitaire. Prouve himself used this armchair in the living room of his house. With its dynamic appearance, its characteristic coated sheet steel rockers and broad leather arm support straps it is a much desired chair.

Made to order in a choice of fabric and leather ranges. Add a note of your colour choice at checkout or email us.


Frame Ecru (light fawn), Japanese Red, or Deep Black
Seat in Mello fabric, or Black Leather.

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Moulded sheet steel base, seat and back in single-piece fabric or leather cover, armrests made of natural leather straps, polyurethane foam headrest cushion. 

Chair: Height 84cm × Width 68cm × 95cm
Seat: Height 21cm × Width 52cm

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