Colette armchair, plain yellow and green

Hand folded rattan and jacquard fabric

Designer: Cristina Celestino

4 900 €

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Designed in collaboration with Italian designer Cristina Celestino, the Colette armchair is a must-have piece in the Intérieur aux aubergines collection. It can be used in many ways: as a complement to a family sofa, as an ideal armchair to enjoy a book in the privacy of a bedroom or as a masterpiece in a winter living room. Available in several color ranges, plain or patterned, the Colette armchair can form a colorful seating ensemble, dressing up your interior by giving it a warm and ornamental character.
Designed to be a piece with a strong character, this designer armchair combines the softness of a jacquard fabric seat with the warmth of a hand-knotted rattan structure.

Dimensions (in): Width: 23,6" x Height: 23,6" x Depth: 25,6" Materials: Jacquard fabric, cotton and viscose lampas, handwoven rattan structure Made for you in Italy
Maintenance advice
Clean with a soft, slightly damp cloth. The use of abrasive products is strongly discouraged. Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight may alter the color of the parts. The seat cushion is removable, professional cleaning is recommended.

Made for you and delivered in 12 weeks. 


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Arts and materials

The rattan structure of the chair has been entirely crafted by hand by one of the few remaining specialists in Europe based in Brianza, Italy. Made from a type of rattan known as Manao, the structure is made up of vines that are bent using a traditional steaming method in order to fix a curve, before being assembled and sanded by hand so it is soft to the touch. Rattan is a natural and durable material that can be curved using heat in order to create round, organic and sensual shapes. The fabric covering the seat cushions is none other than our Belle-épine fabric, made to a high level of precision using natural fibers on a jacquard loom, it is also used on our cushions, sofas, folding screens and wall-papers.


The Colette armchair echoes the textured composition and decorative elements found on Henri Matisse's Intérieur aux Aubergines piece from 1911, which inspired Italian designer Cristina Celestino to create this collection. The fabric reflects the arabesque motifs found on the work, as well of the pears posed next to the eggplants in the still life. The rattan structure represents the relationship between indoor and outdoor spaces, a theme explored by the painter through the window and superimposed layers. Discover more about the inspirations behind the collection

Cristina Celestino

For the permanent collection Intérieur aux aubergines, Maison Matisse was inspired by Henri Matisse's eponymous painting from 1911 and collaborated with the Italian designer Cristina Celestino. This choice seemed self-evident. The designer’s world is perfectly adapted to that of the artist’s painting in this particularly decorative canvas where the planes deeply superimpose each other.

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Cristina Celestino