Tube Chair

Joe Colombo

Starting from
€ 3.703

Modular and flexible, essential and customizable: the Tube Chair – an iconic presence in the permanent collections of the Triennale in Milan, and the MoMA and Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York – has undergone a contemporary renovation using new avant-garde technical advancements that ensure all the characteristics of Joe Colombo’s original design remain unaltered. A cross between a chaise longue and a canapé, an object of design and the authentic reflection of a lifestyle, Tube Chair defies time with its emblematic, mutable appearance.

Created in 1969, the seat is based upon a completely de-structured design: In fact, it is composed of four hollow cylinders made with a rotational moulding process to obtain interchangeable elements that can be assembled assembled at will and fastened together in a compact manner. From the backrest to the seat, each unit can be placed in multiple positions, giving life to an element of design that reflects one’s individual needs and tastes.

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Tube Chair

Joe Colombo




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SHIPPING: Accessories and non-bulky products will be shipped via express delivery (DHL) in 5-10 business days. If the order also contains any bulky or not in stock products, delivery time may extend up to 12 weeks. In this case, our Customer Service will promptly contact the customer directly.

RETURNS: Cap Design S.p.A. will reimburse the customer the total amount already paid (exclusive of ANY shipping costs) within 14 days of receipt of the notice of withdrawal.

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Designed by
Joe Colombo

Joe Colombo studied at the Polytechnic of Milan and the Brera Art Academy.

After an important, albeit brief, escapade with informal painting, he decided to devote himself entirely to design and architecture. In 1954, he participated in an exhibition at the 10th Triennale, and in 1956 his first architectural project was completed in Milan, in via Rosolino Pilo.

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