Gubi Beetle Chair with Veneer Shell

Gubi Beetle Chair with Veneer Shell

The Gubi Beetle Chair has a Veneer Shell. It was made by GamFratesi and Gubi. It is elegant and can be customized. Read more here

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  1. This contemporary chair's materials and construction guarantee long-lasting usage
  2. Steel conic base provides stability and adds a touch of elegance to it
  3. The dining chair's continuous curved form enables micro-movements for optimal support

The Gubi Beetle Chair has a Veneer Shell. It was made by GamFratesi and Gubi. It is elegant and can be customized.

Enduring Design

The Gubi Beetle Chair, designed by GamFratesi and manufactured by Gubi, is elegantly modern. Its robust and lasting design ensures it's a lasting addition to your space.


Perched on a solid steel conic base, the chair exudes both stability and refined sophistication. This base design not only provides support but also adds a touch of elegance to your surroundings.

Biomimicry Inspired

The chair's curved shell is a masterpiece made by skilled craftsmen using advanced techniques. Inspired by beetles, it combines precision with softness to provide comfortable seating. It's ergonomic too.


What sets the Beetle Chair apart is its versatility. With a plethora of upholstery options and various bases, you can personalise it to align with your unique style and preferences. The availability of plastic bases also adds authenticity and warmth to any interior.


The Beetle Chair is designed like a beetle and moves a little to fit the person sitting in it. Nature's genius design provides both comfort and a strong silhouette for optimal satisfaction.

Discover the Gubi Beetle Chair, a marriage of past and future design philosophies. Explore our wide range of customisation options available online in the UK, and redefine your space with a touch of nature-inspired artistry.

Click here to browse the entire Beetle collection from Gubi.

Designed in 2012


Height: 87cm x Width: 56cm x Depth: 58cm (Weight: 8.5kg)

Seat Height: 46.5cm
Seat Width: 49cm
Seat Depth: 42cm
Backrest Height: 43cm
Leg: Height: 46cm x Width: 56cm x Depth: 58cm

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 polyethene 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


– Wipe with a dry or damp cloth in the grain direction
– Avoid sanding and excessive water
– Reposition frequently for even colour

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

Space Planning/Interior Design
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  1. How does this modern chair's design promote ergonomic comfort?
  2. The Beetle Chair with Veneer's design combines craftsmanship with advanced production techniques, offering ergonomic comfort through its contoured softness and flexible shell. Its customisation options allow for personalisation and versatility in any interior.
  3. Can you explain the concept of biomimicry in the context of the Beetle Chair's design?
  4. In the context of the Beetle Chair's design, biomimicry refers to the idea of drawing inspiration from the form and function of a beetle to create an ergonomic chair with a unique shell structure. This design approach seeks smarter solutions that benefit our mental and physical health as well as the planet.
  5. Is steel good for a base?
  6. Steel is a good choice for a base as it provides stability and durability for your furniture.
  7. Can you describe the materials used in the construction of this chair?
  8. The Beetle Chair is made with a polyurethane foam frame and high-density foam padding for comfort. It is available in a wide range of upholstery options, including fabrics from Kvadrat, Dedar, Gabriel, and leathers from Sorensen. The chair also features a steel conic base and comes with polyethene foot glides for floor protection.
  9. Tell me about the sustainability aspects of the Danish manufacturer Gubi?
  10. Gubi is a Danish manufacturer known for its sustainable and iconic Beetle Dining Chair. It combines artisanal craftsmanship with advanced production techniques and offers customisation options in various fabrics and materials. Gubi collaborates with visionary design studios to create ageless modern icons.


GamFratesi is a Danish design studio famous for their collaborations with Gubi, particularly the Beetle Chair. GamFratesi Studio began in 2006 with architects Stine Gam and Enrico.... read more

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