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Grand Prix™ | 3130
Grand Prix™ | 3130
Fritz Hansen
Arne Jacobsen
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Seating/seating syst...-Multipurpose chairs
Seating/seating system...-Restaurant chairs
Seating/seating systems-Canteen chairs
Multipurpose-Multipurpose chairs
Gastronomy-Restaurant chairs
Gastronomy-Canteen chairs

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The Grand Prix™ (3130) design, by Arne Jacobsen was introduced by Fritz Hansen at the Designers’ Spring Exhibition at the Danish Museum of Art & Design in Copenhagen, in 1957. Later that year, the chair was displayed at the Triennale in Milan where it received the Grand Prix – the finest distinction of the exhibition. After which the chair has always been called the Grand Prix Chair™. Originally, the Grand Prix chair was introduced with a wooden and steel base. Today, the chair is available with a chromed or satin chromed base and is an ideal chair with a wide range of applications, such as dining, conference, office and the private home. It is lightweight and stackable and is available in an extensive palette of colours, wood types and with fabric or leather upholstery. The chair is available in three different heights.

The shell is in pressure molded veneer. The inner veneer is always beech and the outer veneer is available in 2 different veneers: Oak and Walnut, as well as in one finish; coloured ash (lazur) in 9 different colours: White, Light Grey, dark Grey, Black, Yellow, Orange, Red, Petrol Blue or Sage Green. The chair is also available with front or full upholstery in fabric or leather. The base comes in 14 mm chromed steel tubes and leg ferrules of black synthetic material (stackable) or as wooden legs matching the veneer/colour of the shell (non-stackable).
The range of accessories includes linking device, transport dolly, seat and row numbers and underside cover for stacking of upholstered chairs.

Model 3130, chair; front- or fully upholstered; chromed base.
Seat height: 44, 46.5 or 48.5 cm
Height: 78, 80.5 or 82.5 cm
Width: 50 cm
depth: 50 cm

Model 4130, chair; front- or fully upholstered; wooden legs.
Seat height: 46.5 cm
Height: 80.5 cm
Width: 50 cm
depth: 50 cm

The upholstery is available in a selection of fabrics and leathers.
Fabrics: Canvas, Hallingdal, divina, divina Md, divina Melange, Tonus, Milani, Remix, Comfort.
Leathers: Basic, Soft, Rustic, natural, White, Optical white, Elegance, Sense.

Seat height: 46.5 cm
Height: 80.5 cm
Width: 50 cm
Depth: 50 cm