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Vitra Coconut Chair
Vitra Coconut Chair
Vitra Coconut Chair
Vitra Coconut Chair
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Vitra Coconut Chair Vitra Coconut Chair

Vitra Coconut Chair

Special Price £3,485.00 Regular Price £4,100.00
Designed by George Nelson in 1955, the Vitra Coconut Chair is a unique statement chair by any means. The white exterior shell is a direct contrast to its upholstery - choose from Hopsak fabric or two high quality leathers.
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Hopsak
£3,485.00
 
Leather L20
£4,879.00
 
Premium Leather L50
£5,431.50
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Specification
  • Designer : George Nelson
  • Year of Design : 1955
  • Materials : White shell in fibreglass reinforced plastic on a chromed tubular steel base
  • H: 83.5cm; W: 104cm; D: 83cm
  • Seat Height : 26.5cm
Product: Made To Order

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Description

The iconic Coconut Chair by George Nelson is typical of 1950's design and is distinguished by formal clarity and the fact that it uses the minimum of materials. Manufactured by Vitra, George Nelson himself compared it to a coconut cut up into eight sections, hence its name. The Coconut Chair, though, reverses the colours - the outer plastic shell is white and the one piece upholstery is available in different coloured leathers and Hopsak upholstery options.

For more information on Vitra fabrics see the Vitra Fabrics Page. A statement chair worthy of any space!

See other George Nelson designs.
See other Lounge Chairs.
See the Vitra collection.

Brand Vitra
Designer George Nelson
Year of Design 1955
Dimensions H: 83.5cm; W: 104cm; D: 83cm
Care Instructions

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Designed by

George Nelson

George Nelson was born in Connecticut in 1904 and went on to study architecture at Yale University, where he graduated in 1928. Nelson was one of the founders of the modernist architecture movement of the forties along with, Eliot Noyes, Charles Eames and Walter B. Ford - all of which he would later collaborate with. He became a highly regarded critic, author and commentator on design issues as well as his own exceptional creative talent. His Storagewall shelf system revolutionised the office environment and excited manufacturers Herman Miller who appointed Nelson as the company's design director from 1945-1965. Nelson also created other iconic designs including the Marshmallow Sofa and the Coconut Chair as well as a series of desk and wall clocks and series of Bubble Lamps for Herman Miller, now distributed by Hay. He died in 1986 but his memory still lives on as Vitra still manufacture his most iconic pieces under licence.

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