Bibendum Armchair

Designed by:  Eileen Gray
Manufactured by:  ClassiCon

Bibendum is a one of a kind. Nowhere in the history of design will one find an armchair that compares to this. It is captivatingly harmonious despite its size and unites a majestic impressiveness with charm like no other leather armchair. Eileen Gray underscored the character of her endearing parlor lion with twinkling irony, she named it after the Michelin man, whose form this armchair calls to mind. Base of chrome-plated or black powder-coated tubular steel. Upholstery is polyurethane with polyester filling. Cover in fabric or leather. Plastic gliders in black. Price includes shipping to the USA. Manufactured by ClassiCon.

Designed in 1929.
35.4" W, 31.1" D, 28.3" H
Seat Height 16.5"

$6,035 - $9,797
Designed by:  Eileen Gray
Manufactured by:  ClassiCon

Bibendum is a one of a kind. Nowhere in the history of design will one find an armchair that compares to this. It is captivatingly harmonious despite its size and unites a majestic impressiveness with charm like no other leather armchair. Eileen Gray underscored the character of her endearing parlor lion with twinkling irony, she named it after the Michelin man, whose form this armchair calls to mind. Base of chrome-plated or black powder-coated tubular steel. Upholstery is polyurethane with polyester filling. Cover in fabric or leather. Plastic gliders in black. Price includes shipping to the USA. Manufactured by ClassiCon.

Designed in 1929.
35.4" W, 31.1" D, 28.3" H
Seat Height 16.5"

$6,035 - $9,797
$6,035.00-$9,797.00
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Designed by:  Eileen Gray
Manufactured by:  ClassiCon

Bibendum is a one of a kind. Nowhere in the history of design will one find an armchair that compares to this. It is captivatingly harmonious despite its size and unites a majestic impressiveness with charm like no other leather armchair. Eileen Gray underscored the character of her endearing parlor lion with twinkling irony, she named it after the Michelin man, whose form this armchair calls to mind. Base of chrome-plated or black powder-coated tubular steel. Upholstery is polyurethane with polyester filling. Cover in fabric or leather. Plastic gliders in black. Price includes shipping to the USA. Manufactured by ClassiCon.

Designed in 1929.
35.4" W, 31.1" D, 28.3" H
Seat Height 16.5"

$6,035 - $9,797

Classicon

Classicon, a clever portmanteau deriving from the words “classic” and “contemporary,” perfectly fuses the range of designs produced by this German manufacturer. Founded in 1990, ClassiCon holds the worldwide license to produce Eileen Gray’s iconic range of designs from the 20th century. Before her death in 1973, Gray collaborated with London’s Aram Designs to issue many of her furnishings as production pieces – lounge chairs, sofas, side tables, dining tables, screens, and rugs. ClassiCon is the only licensed manufacturer of Eileen Gray’s designs. In addition to its meticulous production of her furnishings from the 1920s and 1930s, ClassiCon collaborates with a number of contemporary designers like Konstantin Grcic, Jader Alme ida, Nina Mair, Sauerbruch Hutton, Edward Barber + Jay Osgerby, Neri & Hu, Sebastian Herkner, to create new pieces. All ClassicCon pieces are presented as part of an edition where each example is both stamped and numbered. Switch Modern presents a cohesive ClassiCon range that encompasses nearly 100 years of important design.