Compas Direction

Desks from Vitra, Designed by Jean Prouvé

Product description

1250 x 730 x 700mm

Table top: solid wood in natural oak with oiled finish, dark stained oak with protective natural lacquer finish, or American walnut with oiled finish.
Base: bent sheet steel, powder-coated finish (smooth).
Note: the steel frame in Métal Brut has a raw irregular surface protected by a transparent powder coating.
Origin of wood: oak (Quercus robur) from Western Europe and/or Poland; American walnut (Juglans nigra) from the USA.


The slender, elegantly splayed legs of Compas Direction, designed by Jean Prouvé in 1953, call to mind the hinged arms of a compass – 'le compas' in French. With its compact dimensions, the desk is ideal for the contemporary home office.

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Manufacturer Vitra
Family Compas Direction
Architonic ID 20125835
Order number 21202700
Year of Launch 1953

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