The Belleville Chair consists of two main components – a seat shell and a slender black structural frame made of plastic, with or without armrests. The seat shell, which tapers from a wide seat to a narrow backrest, lends the Belleville Chair a distinctive identity: the moulded plywood veneer shell gives it the appearance of a wooden chair.
- Height (mm) 830
- Width (mm) 550
- Depth(mm) 490
Belleville is the name of the vibrant Paris neighbourhood where the designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have their studio. Visual references for the Belleville Chair can be found in the classic French bistro furnishings and lively atmosphere of this Parisian quarter. The chair’s familiar shape – even in a contemporary context – might at first be taken for granted, yet it also evokes a sense of mystery and bemusement, since the materiality, construction and fabrication of the chair only become apparent at second glance.
The Belleville chairs and armchairs with a plastic shell are also suited for use in outdoor areas.
Belleville Chair contains 2% recycled material. Using recycled materials conserves valuable resources. With their proportion of recycled material, among other things, Vitra products can contribute to a good rating in certification programs for sustainable buildings (for example LEED. We will be happy to assist you should you require more information on this subject.