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Poltrona Frau, will launch a limited edition collection of their iconic Vanity Fair armchair to support the construction of the Farm Children’s Museum in Favara, in Sicily

For London Design Festival, Poltrona Frau will launch a limited edition collection of their iconic Vanity Fair armchair in three different sizes the standard version, the Baby and the Mini version. The Baby and the Mini version pieces will be upholstered in a special playful geometric pattern created by the children of Tolentino, where the company is headquartered, for the children of Favara, a Sicilian town which has been transformed from a run-down village into a cultural hub by the art charity FARM Cultural Park. Proceeds from each sale will support construction of the Farm Children’s Museum in Favara; the new school-museum will offer educational activities where children from all over the world will have the opportunity to learn by using their creativity, their hands, colours and materials.

Poltrona Frau

An international brand name representing design, elegance and perfection of Italian-made products.

Coming from solid Italian origins with an international reach, Poltrona Frau is a leader in top of the range furniture, and is a spokesman throughout the world for the values associated with the design and production of Italian-made goods.
Founded in 1912, Poltrona Frau has been refining its sophisticated expertise in hand-crafted workmanship through 103 years of history. This expertise, perfected through time, continues to be passed down by master craftsmen from generation to generation. Today, as in the past, this heritage of knowledge and skill is captured within each piece of Poltrona Frau furniture. The intimate and timeless elegance, the personality of each individual piece, are the fruit of the craftsman’s skill and a design that enhances hand-crafted workmanship even in the most modern forms. The manufacturing
expertise has always been combined with research into materials, in order to obtain the best from leather and from the exclusive Pelle Frau® leather, modernising them while keeping their original, natural softness, warmth and tactile qualities. The same care and passion is also devoted to the most innovative and technologically materials. The company undertakes fittings for the most prestigious international cultural spaces, with 2010 seeing the completion of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Roma.

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