Beetle castor base chair, 2017
The Beetle dining chair was designed in 2013 and shown during the Milan Mindcraft exhibition. This annual exhibition promotes the very best of Danish design such as GamFratesi's Beetle range.
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60w x 55d x 45/87cmh
The duo was inspired by the eponymous insect and the way its hard shell protects the insect's soft body.
They have recreated this shell in laminated moulded veneer while the soft padding is made of moulded polyurethane foam.
The chair is fully upholstered in a wide range of fabrics with hand-sewn piping.
Four-leg tube base with castors, powder-coated in black.
Available fully upholstered in a range of upholstery fabrics; see downloadable Gubi upholstery options sheet for details.
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