The Vitra Grand Repos lounge chair by Antonio Citterio was launched in 2011 as a modern lounge chair which unifies technology with cosy comfort. Offering infinitely adjustable sitting positions, the angle of the seat and backrest move in sync with each other and can be locked once the perfect position has been reached. The Grand Repos is available with a matching Panchina or Ottoman, while in addition Citterio also designed it as a duo for Vitra - without wings the chair Repos is the leaner version of this modern lounge chair.
|Product type||Lounge Chair|
Dimensions in mm
Leather Premium F
Vitra supply the Grand Repos is a range of other versions. Please contact smow customer service for more information and to request material samples.
|Material||Chair: polyurethane moulded foam with webbed plastic frame
Neck pillows: feather filling
Upholstery: Textile, Cosy/Cosy 2 (80 % virgin wool, 20 % polyamide)
Textile, Dumet (46 % cotton, 15 % rayon, 22 % wool, 8 % linen, 9 % polyamide)
Leather Premium or Leather Premium F
Four foot base: die cast aluminium, polished or powder coated
Panchina: Plywood panel, polyurethane foam and polyester wadding
Ottoman: Plastic plate, polyurethane foam and polyester wadding
With Leather Premium F Vitra both introduce an environmentally friendly leather and support the development of leather tanning in terms of increased ecological sustainability. The purely vegetable tanning agent used to treat the leather arises naturally during the processing of olive leaves, a process undertaken with as few chemicals as possible. Leather Premium F thereby offers all the advantages of existing high-quality leathers, with the added advantages of being as independent as possible from environmentally harmful substances and processes and being particularly skin-friendly.
|Variants||The Grand Repos is available in two heights and several covers - either individually, with an ottoman or a small panchina
The narrower Repos (without wings) is sold separately.
|Function & properties||Freely adjustable seat position, featuring position locking
Angle of the seat and backrest change synchronously
|Care||Leather: Superficial dirt can be removed with a damp cloth, - avoid vigorous rubbing. For cleaning we recommend special leather cleaner in foam or liquid form. Small stains are best removed with a colourless eraser. To protect the leather from drying out a leather conditioner should be used. Liquids should be immediately dab with a cloth and, if necessary, wiped it with a little fresh water.
Fabric: For the care of upholstery fabrics it is sufficient to vacuum any dust or lint with a upholstery nozzle. Fresh stains are best removed by immediately treating with an absorbent, lint-free cloth, dry dirt gently brushed with a soft brush. Depending on the type of stain substance solvents may be necessary, in such cases please consult a specialist before beginning.
|Sustainability||Vitra conform to
ISO 90001: 2008 (Quality management systems)
ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental management systems)
|Product datasheet||Please click on picture for detailed information (ca. 1,8 MB).