Gubi Beetle Chair

Gubi Beetle Chair

The Gubi Beetle Chair, a collaboration between GamFratesi and Gubi, embodies contemporary elegance while offering customisable options to suit any style. 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, a collaboration between GamFratesi and Gubi, embodies contemporary elegance while offering customisable options to suit any style.


The Gubi Beetle Chair is a contemporary chair that guarantees long-lasting usage. Its steel conic base provides stability and adds a touch of elegance to its overall design.

Optimal Support

The Beetle Chair's curved shape allows for small movements that provide great support. The chair's design molds to your body, giving comfort and good ergonomics.

Customisable Design

The Beetle Dining Chair is customisable, allowing you to put your personal touch on it. You can customize your chair with many upholstery choices and bases to match your style and add warmth to your home. The bases are also available in a plastic edition, giving the chair an authentic look.


The Beetle Chair, created in 2013, is loved by architects and stylists. It has become one of the most iconic chairs of the 21st century. Its luxurious design, with smooth velvet and sculpted shells, adds a touch of sophistication to any space.

Craftsmanship and Comfort

The Beetle Chair's success lies in its fusion of artisanal craftsmanship and technologically advanced production techniques. The chair's two-part outer shell, inspired by the structure of a beetle's exoskeleton, combines mechanical exactitude with organic contours. This creates a chair that is not only visually striking but also comfortable.

Wide Range of Options

With its wide range of fabric and material options, the Beetle Chair allows for further customisation. Whether you prefer bold colours or a more understated finish, the chair's distinctive silhouette can accommodate your preferences.

When you purchase the Beetle Chair, you can have peace of mind knowing that all workmanship is guaranteed for two years from the date of purchase. The chair also comes with various glides for floor protection and does not require any assembly.

Gubi, the creative force behind the Beetle Chair, is known for its inventive collection of furniture and interior objects. With a philosophy of discovering overlooked design icons of the past and creating new ones for the future, Gubi merges function with meaning to enhance every space.

If you're in the market for a modern dining chair that combines style, comfort, and craftsmanship, look no further than the Gubi Beetle Chair. Shop online today and enjoy the beauty of Scandinavian design furniture at its finest.

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.

Download the care and maintenance guide

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  1. How does this modern chair's design promote ergonomic comfort?
  2. The modern chair's design promotes ergonomic comfort through its soft yet supportive shell, allowing for natural movement and comfort.
  3. Can you explain the concept of biomimicry in the context of the Beetle Chair's design?
  4. Biomimicry in the context of the Beetle Chair's design means translating the form and function of a beetle into a unique and ergonomic chair. GamFratesi drew inspiration from the beetle's structure to create a chair with a strong silhouette and comfortable inner surface.
  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's materials include a steel conic base and a two-part shell made from high-density polyurethane foam. It is upholstered in a variety of fabrics and leather.
  9. Tell me about the sustainability aspects of the Danish manufacturer Gubi?
  10. Gubi's Beetle Chair is a sustainable and customisable dining chair that combines artisanal craftsmanship with advanced production techniques. It is available in a wide range of fabrics and materials. Created by GamFratesi, it draws inspiration from the form and function of a beetle, combining an organic softness with a mechanical exactitude of form. Gubi is committed to creating timeless, inventive, and sustainable designs that adorn every space. With a global presence and collaborations with visionary design studios, Gubi is a pioneer in the world of modern design.


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