Brief Chair

Designed by:  Emilio Ambasz
Manufactured by:  Poltrona Frau

Steel structure. Base comprised of 5 spokes, in black or polished aluminium finish. In the adjustable model, the height of each arm can be independently controlled, and the user can set the height, varying within range of 6 centimeters. The chair back is also equipped with a mechanism that permits height adjustment of up to 6 centimeters, with respect to the seat. They are also available upon request in a hard-surface finish, or without the self-locking mechanism, in a hard or soft finish. The model is also available with glides, which lowers the height by 2 centimeters. Upholstery is in Pelle Frau leather from the Frau color system. Manufactured by Poltrona Frau.

Designed in 1997.
President :
27" W, 24" D, 45-48" H
Seat Height 17"-20"
Arm Height 26"-29"

Executive :
20" W, 24" D, 37-39" H (armless)
27" W, 24" D, 37-39" H
Seat Height 17"-20"
Arm Height 26"-29"

Meeting :
19" W, 24" D, 34" H  (armless)
Seat Height 18"

24" W, 24" D, 34" H 
Seat Height 18"
Arm Height 26"

20" W, 25" D, 39" H  (armless)
Seat Height 20"

27" W, 25" D, 39" H 
Seat Height 20"
Arm Height 29"

Managerial President :
27" W, 24" D, 45-48" H
Designed by:  Emilio Ambasz
Manufactured by:  Poltrona Frau

Steel structure. Base comprised of 5 spokes, in black or polished aluminium finish. In the adjustable model, the height of each arm can be independently controlled, and the user can set the height, varying within range of 6 centimeters. The chair back is also equipped with a mechanism that permits height adjustment of up to 6 centimeters, with respect to the seat. They are also available upon request in a hard-surface finish, or without the self-locking mechanism, in a hard or soft finish. The model is also available with glides, which lowers the height by 2 centimeters. Upholstery is in Pelle Frau leather from the Frau color system. Manufactured by Poltrona Frau.

Designed in 1997.
President :
27" W, 24" D, 45-48" H
Seat Height 17"-20"
Arm Height 26"-29"

Executive :
20" W, 24" D, 37-39" H (armless)
27" W, 24" D, 37-39" H
Seat Height 17"-20"
Arm Height 26"-29"

Meeting :
19" W, 24" D, 34" H  (armless)
Seat Height 18"

24" W, 24" D, 34" H 
Seat Height 18"
Arm Height 26"

20" W, 25" D, 39" H  (armless)
Seat Height 20"

27" W, 25" D, 39" H 
Seat Height 20"
Arm Height 29"

Managerial President :
27" W, 24" D, 45-48" H
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Designed by:  Emilio Ambasz
Manufactured by:  Poltrona Frau

Steel structure. Base comprised of 5 spokes, in black or polished aluminium finish. In the adjustable model, the height of each arm can be independently controlled, and the user can set the height, varying within range of 6 centimeters. The chair back is also equipped with a mechanism that permits height adjustment of up to 6 centimeters, with respect to the seat. They are also available upon request in a hard-surface finish, or without the self-locking mechanism, in a hard or soft finish. The model is also available with glides, which lowers the height by 2 centimeters. Upholstery is in Pelle Frau leather from the Frau color system. Manufactured by Poltrona Frau.

Designed in 1997.
President :
27" W, 24" D, 45-48" H
Seat Height 17"-20"
Arm Height 26"-29"

Executive :
20" W, 24" D, 37-39" H (armless)
27" W, 24" D, 37-39" H
Seat Height 17"-20"
Arm Height 26"-29"

Meeting :
19" W, 24" D, 34" H  (armless)
Seat Height 18"

24" W, 24" D, 34" H 
Seat Height 18"
Arm Height 26"

20" W, 25" D, 39" H  (armless)
Seat Height 20"

27" W, 25" D, 39" H 
Seat Height 20"
Arm Height 29"

Managerial President :
27" W, 24" D, 45-48" H

Poltrona Frau

Poltrona Frau products combine intelligent, Italian craftsmanship with a hundred-year-plus history of success. New bestsellers join an archival collection of groundbreaking pieces to continue building a tradition of inspired design. A community of dedicated designers and technicians blend sustainability, research, and passion to uphold and extend the brand.

These inspired qualities, expressed in the finest European leather, comfort, and luxury, create an aesthetically advanced living environment for your home, office, and studio. In the living room, bedroom, kitchen, and beyond, Poltrona Frau products introduce perfection in detailing and a modern style infused with warmth.

Emilio Ambasz

Emilio Ambasz (born 1943 in Argentina) has a Master's Degree in Architecture from Princeton University. Ambasz was curator of design from 1969 – 1976 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Renowned for his pioneering architecture integrating nature with architecture, he was the subject of an architectural exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1989, and at the Triennale di Milano, which also included his industrial designs. Ambasz holds a number of industrial and mechanical design patents. He was awarded the Compasso d'Oro prize in 1981 for the Vertebra seating system, and again in 1991 for his Qualis seating system. His industrial design work is included in the design collections of New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art.