the proust armchair designed by alessandro mendini and originally produced by studio alchimia in 1978.
the stunning proust armchair features an ornately carved and hand painted wooden frame upholstered with multi-colored fabric which matches the colors of the structure. proust is available in two versions - light blue/grey/yellow or black/green/red.
as a re-edition of one of the historic pieces of contemporary italian design, the proust armchair is a more concrete representation of marcel proust's writing's - complete with impressionist daubs intertwined with a historical form. a classic example of banal design.
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dimensions : 41.34"w x 42.91"h x 36.61"d : seat height - 16.54"
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