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Vitra Fauteuil Direction Armchair, Jean Prouvé,1951

Fauteuil Direction by Jean Prouvé is especially suited for dining room seating or as an armchair in home offices.


£2,880.00 inc. VAT

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Made for you in 8 weeks

Product Specific Information

Seat and backrest:  polyurethane filling; cover in fabric or leather.

Seat height:  505 mm (445 mm with applied load, measured in accordance with EN 1335-1:2000).

Armrests:  solid wood in natural oak with oiled finish, dark stained oak with protective natural lacquer finish, or American walnut with oiled finish.

Base:  bent sheet steel and tubular steel, powder-coated (smooth).

Glides:  hard glides for carpet or felt glides for hard floors.

Origin of wood:  oak (Quercus robur) from Western Europe and/or Poland; American walnut (Juglans nigra) from the USA.

Note:  the steel frame in Métal Brut has a raw irregular surface protected by a transparent powder coating.

Sizing/Assembly & Warranty Information

  • Assembly
    Fully Assembled
  • Warranty
    5 years
  • Seat Height Range
  • Overal Dimensions
    815mm H x 650mm W x 625mm D

Delivery & Returns Information


Our standard delivery time on all orders FROM STOCK we aim to Deliver within 3-5 working days  (unless otherwise stated) MON- FRI  8AM TO 6PM and is  FREE OF CHARGE to mainland UK for all orders.

* Excludes the Scottish highlands which is chargeable.

If the item is ( Made to Order) you can find the lead time under the Add to Basket Button (these are as accurate as possible)

Products showing PRE ORDER are items we have coming back in to stock and the dates are on the product pages. When you buy a pre order item it is reserved and when it arrives with us we ship it on to you please allow 3 working days after date shown for delivery.

We also ship to NI, ROI and the Channel islands also Mainland Europe.

For more information, please visit our dedicated Delivery Information page.

Easy Returns

All items listed as in stock can be returned or exchanged easily. The item must be in the original packaging and in New Condition and unused! You have 14 days from the date the item was received. We can arrange the return for you.

Please advise of the order No, address and contact details in the email sent to

For more information, please visit our dedicated Returns, Exchange & Refunds page.