Vitra and G-Star have teamed up to reinterpret 17 of Jean Prouvé’s designs and here are the results.
19 March, 2012
Fauteuil Direction (1951)
The Prouvé RAW Collection gives some of Prouvé’s best-known works – as a well as lesser-known ones – a fresh and contemporary new look and feel.
Fauteuil De Salon (1939)
“My father would have liked the new energy that this co-operation injects into his designs. He always wanted things to look fresh and crisp,” says Jean Prouvé’s daughter, Catherine Prouvé.
Tabouret Solvay (1941)
Table S.A.M. Tropique (1950)
The Prouvé family had worked closely with Vitra and G-Star across a span of 2 years on the collection, which includes the Cite lounge chair (1930), the Tabouret Solvay wooden stool (1941), and the Tabouret no. 307 stool (1951).
Tabouret No.307 (1951)
The pieces feature the muted colours of grey, cream and brown timber and retain the well-loved utilitarian aesthetic of the Prouvé originals.
Banc Marcoule (1955)
There are 17 reinterpreted designs, of which 9 are available in limited production.
Top image: Cite (1930)
The Prouvé RAW Collection is available in Singapore at Space Furniture.
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