Tabouret Haut Stool The Vitra Tabouret Haut stool designed by Jean Prouvé is a timeless classic and works well in a variety of settings. Add to Favorites Add to Binder Request a Quote Download PDF Manufacturer Vitra Dimensions 30.5"h x 23.75"w Designer Jean Prouvé Year Designed 1942 Specified Finish Solid oak legs and seat; tubular steel footrest; natural or stained dark with natural wood lacquer finish; powder-coated or chromed finish; anti-skid surface. Available Finishes Wood, Veneer Jean Prouvé (1901-1984), architect, engineer and designer, was endeavored for using highly-developed technologies for metal processing to achieve innovative constructions and forms in his design and architecture work. He played a decisive part in developing construction techniques using light-weight prefabricated parts in architecture, making use, among other things, of insights from the airplane and automotive industry. In his Ateliers Jean Prouvé, the company he founded in 1947, he started not only producing light-weight components but also his own design drafts. Characterized by an aeronautic-looking pair of rear legs, this design onnthe Tabouret Haut Stool was rooted in practicality, balance and durability. This chair is a modern classic and is featured in design museums throughout the world. Its quality is revealed in structural logic and unassuming aesthetics. Robust and functionally versatile, the Standard Chair works equally well in domestic settings or as public seating in cafés and restaurants.