Softshell (Five-Star Base)

Product Type
Seating, Sustainable Furniture, Task Chair
Price Range
Lead Time
11-13 Weeks


Designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, the Softshell Chair mounted on a height-adjustable five-star swivel base with castors is ideal for studio offices. Its contours and quality materials give it an inviting appeal, while the soft upholstery guarantees superb comfort.


Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

Available in

Hong Kong Singapore China

Product Details

Product Specification
  • Height(mm) 1215-1385
  • Width(mm) 700-940
  • Depth(mm) 520-830

The seat construction of the Softshell Chair ensures a level of comfort that is first revealed upon use: vertical ribs concealed in the back shell adapt to the user, providing freedom of movement as well as superb comfort, even for prolonged periods of sitting. The smooth contours and appealingly soft upholstery over the entire surface give the Softshell Chair its calm, cosy and inviting character.

Backrest and seat: flexible upper backrest shell. Seat and backrest shell in fibreglass-reinforced polyamide. Seat and backrest upholstery in polyurethane foam. Armrests are integrated in the seat shell. With two seams along the sides of the backrest. Five-star base: powder-coated (basic dark) or polished aluminium.




Softshell Chair contains up to 29% 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 subiect. Packaging: A polyethylene dustcover prevents soiling. The base is protected by a net stocking. Certificates GREENGUARD GOLD Indoor Air Quality Certified

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