Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Graphite
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Light Pink
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red + Graphite + Light Pink + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red + Graphite + Light Pink + Signal Red
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Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Graphite
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Graphite
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Light Pink
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Light Pink
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red + Graphite + Light Pink + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red + Graphite + Light Pink + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red + Graphite + Light Pink + Signal Red
Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors + Black Red + Graphite + Light Pink + Signal Red
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Very Good & Proper × Ed Carpenter & André Klauser

Canteen Utility Chair: Solid Colors

$370



Description

A tonal version of Canteen Utility seating gives a fresh twist to VG&P’s update on a traditional British school chair. The molded plywood backrest and seat have been color-matched with the tubular steel frame in a choice of 4 hues, from graphite to a pert pink. A sturdy, stackable design, it retains the look and feel of the original with a newfound kick.

Specifications

Size

Utility chair: 32" h x 20" w x 22" d (81.5x50.9x55.8cm)
Seat height: 18" (46cm)

Material

Formed plywood, steel tube, upholstery

Technical

Weight: 5.5 kg

Details

Frame finish options: Graphite, Light Pink, Black Red and Signal Red.

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Brand

Very Good & Proper

With the credo “Measure twice, cut once” emphasizing longevity, Very Good & Proper grew out of a start-up collaboration between London restaurateur Patrick Clayton-Malone and design duo Klauser & Carpenter. Launched to produce well-designed and original furnishings for Patrick’s place Canteen, the initial range was industrially styled but softened through the use of curved forms and bold colors. “What’s led us (to becoming a design company) is the rigors of contract furniture,” says Patrick, nodding to Andre and Ed. “There was a lot of frustration with the traditional designer licensing model from these guys.”

Function is as prized as looks to the designers, to hear Ed describe the thought process behind one of the defining designs, Canteen Hook. “The important thing for the hook was to have a big surface area so it doesn’t damage clothes,” he says. “We also added a plate that stops people marking the wall behind when repeated greasy thumbs rub against the wall.” Now located in a refurbished pickle and chutney factory, VG&P's collection has grown to include seating, tables, storage units and other accessories, all manufactured responsibly in the UK and Europe.


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