Vitsœ Brings Back Dieter Rams 620 Chair Program

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May 9, 2013
On the 50th anniversary of Dieter Rams's 620 modular seating, Vitsoe has introduced a re-engineered version of the modern classic. Read Full Article
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  The updated 620 Chair Program, designed by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ in 1962, has just been reintroduced to the market at $3,340 per unit.  Courtesy of: Vitsœ
    The updated 620 Chair Program, designed by Dieter Rams for Vitsœ in 1962, has just been reintroduced to the market at $3,340 per unit.

    Courtesy of: Vitsœ

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  The 620's base is constructed from precision-engineered birch ply and houses a traditional coil-sprung construction. This in turn is over-laid with a rubberized-coir molding (a mixture of torn coconut husks and natural rubber). The arms and backs are made from warm-pressed sheet-molding compound, a material similar to, but stronger than, fiberglass. Photo courtesy Vitsœ.  Courtesy of: Vitsœ
    The 620's base is constructed from precision-engineered birch ply and houses a traditional coil-sprung construction. This in turn is over-laid with a rubberized-coir molding (a mixture of torn coconut husks and natural rubber). The arms and backs are made from warm-pressed sheet-molding compound, a material similar to, but stronger than, fiberglass. Photo courtesy Vitsœ.

    Courtesy of: Vitsœ

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  The full-grain uncoated leather is available in six colors, including the midnight leather with off-white shell shown here.  Courtesy of: Vitsœ
    The full-grain uncoated leather is available in six colors, including the midnight leather with off-white shell shown here.

    Courtesy of: Vitsœ

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  A vintage 620 Chair Programme from the 1960s figures prominently into the Austin, Texas, family room of architects Elizabeth Alford and Michael Young. (Read the entire story from October 2012 here.)  Photo by: Brent Humphreys

    A vintage 620 Chair Programme from the 1960s figures prominently into the Austin, Texas, family room of architects Elizabeth Alford and Michael Young. (Read the entire story from October 2012 here.)

    Photo by: Brent Humphreys

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