Vitra Miniature Highly Comfortable Armchair

Designed in 1929 by Le Corbusier and associates, the Highly Comfortable Armchair (or Faut. a Grand Confort in French) distinguished itself with its exterior framing and highly structured yet plush leather cushions. The Vitra Miniature Highl...y Comfortable Armchair is just as finely constructed and upholstered. But at 1/6th the size of the original chair, you'll just have to take the miniature's comfort for granted. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. The Miniature Highly Comfortable Armchair is available with the following: Details: 1:6 scale model Made of Nickel-plated tubular steel, Black leather Made by hand in Poland Comes packaged in wood box Includes informational booklet Originally designed by Le Corbusier, 1929 Dimensions: Item: Height 4.75", Width 5", Depth 4.5" More Information: The Vitra Miniatures Collection was conceived to tell the entire story of industrial furniture design. As such, it features dozens of scale models representing furniture icons from the early 19th century through today. Exactly 1/6 the size of the historical designs upon which they?re based, these miniatures use the same construction, materials and colors. Every last detail is faithfully recreated, making these pieces useful not only as valuable collector?s items, but as accurate illustrative material for universities, colleges of design and architects. For every miniature, there is an official license agreement with the designer or their estate, and Vitra honors the designer?s copyright by paying royalties. Need help with some of our terminology? Check out Lumens' Lighting and Design Glossary. read more

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Keep your decor feeling warm and cozy with the Vitra Suita Sun Pillow. The smiling, segmented sun graphic was originally designed ...by Alexander Girard, and will add a cheerful element to any modern sofa or bed. The smooth Olimpo fabric cover is available in two colors. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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The Vitra Miniature Barrel Chair captures all the intricate spindle work and unique rounded shape of the 1904 design classic by Fr...ank Lloyd Wright. He created the original Barrel Chair to furnish the D.D. Martin House in Buffalo, NY. While the square spindle supports are representative of his linear aesthetic, the curved barrel shape, flared backrest and double-sided cushion show some of Wright's softer side. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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When it was first designed by Charles Rennie Macintosh in 1903, the Hill House 1 Chair helped introduce a cleaner, geometric style... apart from that era's more flowery Art Nouveau. The Vitra Miniature Hill House 1 depicts beautifully that original's extended back (recalling Shaker ladderback chairs), and is made out of the same black-stained maple and emerald green upholstery. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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Alongside partners Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand, Le Corbusier designed the Fauteuil a Dossier Basculant as a visitor's ...armchair that had a light appearance, yet was exceedingly comfortable. The backrest was attached to the tubular steel frame with two hinges, making it supportive yet flexible. The Vitra Miniature Armchair with Reclining Backrest demonstrates this unique functionality, but at 1:6 scale. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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As the S.C. Johnson & Son Co. administration building was intended to abstractly continue the surrounding town of Racine, Wisconsi...n, the Johnson Wax Chair continued the building's distinctive curves and "lily-pad" columns. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, the chair is a unique blending of Arts and Crafts with Art Deco. The Vitra Miniature Johnson Wax Chair reproduces the rounded form of the original at 1:6 scale. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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Designed by Hans Coray for the Swiss regional exhibition (or "Landi") of 1939, the Landi Chair was everything an outdoor chair sho...uld be: strong, lightweight, stackable and comfortable. It was made entirely out of aluminum, with a perforated sheet aluminum body and tubular aluminum frame, all anodized for corrosion-resistance. The Vitra Miniature Landi Chair is made just the same way (although, at 1/6th the size, the perforations are much smaller). Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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Finnish designer Alvar Aalto was renowned for his blending of Scandinavian craft with Bauhaus efficiency and a love of nature. Thi...s is perfectly illustrated by Armchair No. 41, designed for the Paimio Sanatorium in 1930. Simple and efficiently constructed, it pairs a plywood seat (with rolled ends that function as springs) with a laminate frame. At 1/6th the size, the Vitra Miniature Art. 41 "Paimio" is just as sleek and bouncy. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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While the name suggests something of an inferiority complex, the Standard Chair (designed in 1934 by Jean Prouve) demonstrated a b...rand new way of combining bent plywood with steel. A smooth plywood seat and back sit atop a unique steel base, with tubular front legs and wedges of sheet steel for the back. The understated yet innovative structure is replicated in 1:6 scale in the Vitra Miniature Standard Chair. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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Named after a street near his New York studio, and resembling a glossy insect, the Greene Street Chair was designed by Gaetano Pes...ce in 1985. The Vitra Miniature Greene Street Chair uses all the same distinctive materials and manufacturing as the original: a highly polished fiberglass-reinforced plastic body on eight steel legs with suction cup feet. It even includes Pesce's signature dash of red on the seat. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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Inspired by Gaston Lachaise's "Floating Figure" sculpture, Charles and Ray Eames created the La Chaise lounge for a competition at... the New York MoMA in 1948. At 1:6 scale, the Vitra Miniature La Chaise brings the voluminous, organic piece down to size. Like the original, this miniature is made out of molded polyurethane atop a steel tube and oak base. Founded in Switzerland in 1950, Vitra produces intelligent and inspiring furniture and accessories for the home, office and other public spaces. Ever mindful of the importance of sustainability in design, Vitra creates furnishings with high quality and versatile style that ensures functional and aesthetic enjoyment for the long term. read more

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