Tabouret Haut bar stool, dark oak

1–3 months



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Vitra’s Tabouret Haut is a streamlined wooden bar stool created by the French designer Jean Prouvé in 1942. Tabouret Haut consists of a thin, round oak seat, four sloping legs and chromed steel ring, which stabilizes the structure and also functions as a pleasant footrest. The timeless, uncomplicated design of Tabouret Haut will easily find its place in many kinds of spaces and interiors.

Manufacturer:
Vitra
Design:
Jean Prouvé
Colour:
Dark oak
Height:
77,5 cm, seat diameter 38 cm
Diameter:
60 cm
Material:
Lacquered oak, chrome-plated steel
Notes:
Stool is best suited for approx. 110 cm high tables.

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Designer

Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé (1909–1984) was a French metal artisan, engineer and self-taught architect and designer, who had a great influence on European post-war design and design philosophy. Social conscience and easy accessibility were essential starting points for Prouvé’s designs, which were often based on prefabricated housing, modular systems and mass-production. 

Prouvé opened his own workshop in Nancy, France in 1924, and later expanded it into a furniture factory. Prouvé’s designs were widely used in French public institutes, and his prefabricated houses known as 'Maison Tropicale' were also sent to French colonies in Africa in mid-twentieth century. His background as a metal worker and engineer characterizes his best known designs, such as the Standard chair and Em table currently produced by Vitra.

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