Gubi Beetle Chair

Gubi Beetle Chair

The contemporary classic Gubi Beetle Chair is embraced by design lovers worldwide. It merges Italian design with Danish craftsmanship, offering a wide selection of fabrics and sturdy conical legs. Read more here

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  1. Ergonomic nature-inspired seat shape ensures comfort for extended dining and working sessions
  2. Wide upholstery and shell colour range accommodating both high-end and mid-range budgets
  3. A chair design that fits various interior designs, from modern to classic styles

The contemporary classic Gubi Beetle Chair is embraced by design lovers worldwide. It merges Italian design with Danish craftsmanship, offering a wide selection of fabrics and sturdy conical legs.

Discover the Gubi Beetle Chair

Designed by GamFratesi, the Beetle offers unmatched comfort and a unique look. Unsurprisingly, its design draws inspiration from beetles, combining a hard outer shell with a cosy inside. Since 2013, this chair has found its way into contemporary homes and famous restaurants/hotels globally.

Beetle-Inspired Comfort

The unique inspiration behind the Gubi Chair (nature's very own beetle) plays a crucial role in its comfort. Firstly, the chair mimics the beetle's structure. It pairs a hard exterior with a padded foam interior. Consequently, this means the chair maintains a strong outer shell with a soft and comfy inside back and seat. Additionally, this unique design offers a range of various upholstery and base options.

The Famed "Gubi Chair"

The fame of the Beetle Dining Chair, coined "Gubi Chair" is undeniable. Featured in the movie "Always Be My Maybe" and adored in high-end restaurants from Copenhagen to Paris, its recognition speaks volumes. Additionally, for designers and architects, the Gubi Beetle Chair CAD block is available for download here. This makes adding this famous Gubi chair to any interior design even easier!

A Gubi Chair For Any Dining Room

No matter where you put it, the Gubi Beetle Chair stands out. Also, it's the ideal complement to the Gubi Epic Table, making any dining area look fantastic. Available in green velvet and other materials, it suits various dining room designs. Weather it's the plastic, wood base or upholstered version, this chair is an easy choice for contemporary dining rooms.

Click here to browse the entire Beetle collection from Gubi.

Designed in 2012


Height: 87cm x Width: 56cm x Depth: 58cm (Weight: 8.4kg)

Seat Height: 45.5cm
Seat Width: 49cm
Seat Depth: 42cm
Backrest Height: 43cm
Leg: Height: 44cm x Diameter: 1-1.6cm

Gross/Fully Packaged Measurements (Estimated)

Gross/Packed Dimensions: Height: 92cm x Width: 58cm x Depth: 59cm
Gross/Packed Cubic Metres: 0.31m³
Gross/Packed Weight: 11.8kg

Materials & Finishes

– Internal Structure/Frame: Polyurethane foam with HDPE
– Internal Bodywork/Padding: High-density polyurethane foam,
– Seat Cushion’s Fillings: Seat cushion made using high-density foam
– Back Cushion’s Fillings: The back cushion is made using high-density foam
– Legs: Steel conic base (available in antique brass, black matt base, black chrome, brass semi-matt and chrome)
– Upholstery/Cover: Available in Kvadrat, Dedar, Enzo Degli Angiuoni, Gabriel, Glamour Group, Gubi, JAB, JAB Chivasso, Kvadrat Raf Simons, Kvadrat Sahco, Leder Reinhardt, Limonta, Nevotex and Sunbrella fabrics or Sorensen leathers
– Glides/Floor Protection: Each leg comes with polythene foot glides, with the option of felt glides for an extra fee
– Warranty: All workmanship is guaranteed for two years from the date of purchase and fabrics are covered by this warranty after the date of purchase – see Gubi’s warranty terms for more information
– Assembly: No assembly required

Fabric Consumption COM/COL (Minimum Quantities Apply):

Plain: 1.39m

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– Clean with a soft cloth for daily maintenance
– Avoid using acidic or alkaline cleaners
– Remove stains with mild detergent and water


– Regularly vacuum or brush off dirt
– Blot stains, do not rub
– Use a damp cloth with mild soap for cleaning
– Avoid direct sunlight exposure

Please download the care instructions PDF below for more detailed information on how to care for your Gubi Beetle Chair.

Download the care and maintenance guide

Space Planning/Interior Design
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  1. What is the Gubi Beetle Chair?
  2. It is an iconic piece of contemporary furniture known for its unique design. It was inspired by the structure of beetles, to offer both comfort and style.
  3. How many versions of the Beetle are there?
  4. Gubi's collection features a Beetle sofa, ottoman, lounge chair, dining chair, outdoor chair, meeting chair, counter and bar stool and backless kitchen stool.
  5. What is the Gubi Beetle Chair price?
  6. It varies from around £259 for the plastic shell version to £1000+ for premium upholstered versions, depending on customisation.
  7. Does it come in green velvet?
  8. Yes, it is available in several luxurious velvet fabrics above (including green velvet). This will add an extra touch of elegance to your dining room.
  9. Where can I find a 3D model of the Beetle?
  10. A 3D model of the Gubi Beetle Chair can be downloaded from our website. Simply click on the "Download Miscellaneous" tab. This will be helpful for architects and designers in adding the chair to their digital projects.


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