Jean Prouvé, 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.
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.