Poltrona Frau Chester: A prestigious and exclusive reissue of a grand historic tradition, Chester One develops into a collection. The four-seater sofa, an elegant and generously-proportioned reinterpretation of one of the most iconic pieces from the Poltrona Frau Archives, is accompanied by a three-seater version, an armchair and a pouf. In each piece, the artisan mastery and zest for perfection, which have been the hallmark of Poltrona Frau since its beginnings, can be seen in the capitonné effect workmanship and in the series of tacks that give a finishing touch to the leather on the backs of the seats. The vegetable horsehair of the padding in the backrest and armrests is hand-modelled. The springs are eight-way springs, tied by hand and supported on jute webbing. The frame is in seasoned beech-wood. The legs, also in beech-wood, are available in a low version with a natural finish, dark walnut and lacquered black. In the high version, they are also available in leather-upholstered beech-wood or in polished aluminium. The upholstering is in Pelle Frau® leather. The seat cushions, padded with goose down with an insert in polyurethane foam, are available with Pelle Frau® leather or fabric upholstery.
Pelle Frau® SC - Color System Frau®. Pelle Frau® leather means colour, too. The planned colours of the Colour System: a co-ordinated range of 90 different nuances of colours, characterised by the ease with which the various colours can be matched up. In turn, for those who prefer the artificial vocabulary of colour, this allows for the creation of harmonious combinations of the shades both among different pieces of furniture and within the same object. Poltrona Frau has achieved the perfect balance of natural material and surface dressing treatments thanks to its specific technical research and vast experience. Passing time will confer elegance on Color System by Pelle Frau®, with its interesting sensory profile, resistance characteristics and for its excellent performance during use, as well as offering easy maintenance.
Pelle Frau® Heritage. The warm shades provided by nature form the basis for the Pelle Frau® Heritage leather collection. Treated naturally, with great care: the result is this beautiful, soft, ‘full-bodied’ product. This is a delicate leather that will please nature-lovers, and those who appreciate the beauty of the imperfections of the natural grain, and the dignity with which it ages. Only a few, carefully selected whole bovine leathers become Heritage leather. The choice to swathe oneself in the pleasure of this material is also a choice to accept variations in colour over time, and to consider, in particular conditions of use, possible fading. The Heritage leather characteristics make it unsuitable for exposure to direct sunlight or heat sources, and accidental stains will be difficult to remove.
Pelle Frau® Soul. Pelle Frau® Soul, the excitement of contact. The very essence of the material. Warmth, softness, the aroma of natural leather, in a timeless, sensorial experience. Warm, deep colours in all natural tones. Pelle Frau® Soul is an aniline-dyed full grain leather with no surface finishing. It stands out for its transparency and full colours that reveal, thanks to its natural photo-sensitive characteristics, a depth of tone and warmth, the softness and naturalness of a live material. These points of prestige, blended with the natural imperfections of the leather, guarantee uniqueness and quality. Only a select group of valuable raw bovine hides of European origin with a limited number of flaws (scars, few pores, wrinkles, insect bites, etc.) can become Pelle Frau® Soul leather. Only 10 out of 100 hides allow their natural features to shine through and become Pelle Frau® Soul leather. The more transparent the leather, the more it will improve over time, ageing in a dignified manner. Because no leather is equal to another, and every product upholstered with Pelle Frau® Soul leather will be unique. The Pelle Frau® Soul leather characteristics make it unsuitable for exposure to direct sunlight or heat sources, and accidental stains will be difficult to remove. We advise using a soft, dry cloth for cleaning.
Pelle Frau® Nest stands out for the transparency and fullness of its colours, the warmth, natural and soft feel of the live material. Hardwearing structure with a clear character. Masterful artisan manufacture, which even before tanning starts with a
painstaking selection of the very best leather to ensure its characteristic elegant shine, defined as ‘millepunte’ (a thousand dots) in tanners’ jergo. Clear, deep grain with a two-colour effect. Pelle Frau® Nest is a full grain, semi-aniline, lightly coated leather. The drum dye gives the material a transparency and fullness of colour. The colour leaves all the pretty little irregularities untouched, allowing the natural surface movements to shine through.