Poltrona Frau

Pelle Frau® Color System is fine leather in 96 different shades for those that love the world of colours

Pelle Frau® Color System leather, the finest European raw material, is synonymous with colour: a coordinated range of 96 different shades. Control over the palette is entrusted to the Color System Frau® which since 1987 has been opening its range of shades to different colour variations, designed to harmoniously adorn and go with both legendary icons and contemporary designs. The combination of specific technical research and Poltrona Frau's vast experience has resulted in a perfect balance between the natural material and the treatment of the surface during the finishing phase. Interesting, in sensory terms, for its resistance and its excellent performance during usage and maintenance, over time Pelle Frau® Color System leather becomes even more elegant. Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions.  To clean, a soft, slightly damp white cloth should be sufficient. Dust frequently with a dry, non-abrasive white cloth.

Pelle Frau® Nest leather stands out for its full colours which underline the valuable irregularity of the surface

Rich, strong, solid, yet incredibly soft to the touch, Pelle Frau® Nest leather is the product of painstaking processing. It all begins with the careful selection of the finest “full-grain” leathers. The colouring takes place in oak barrels, in which the pigments are absorbed naturally. This produces full and radiant colours that reveal the valuable irregularity of the surface, which remains intact. An elegance that gives depth and movement to a robust leather with a strong character. The little imperfections and colour effects emphasise the authenticity of the leather. Pelle Frau® Nest leather is available in 23 colours inspired by the colours of nature. Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Accidental stains couldn’t be removable. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions. To clean, a soft, slightly damp white cloth should be sufficient. Dust frequently with a dry, non-abrasive white cloth.

Pelle Frau® Soul

Pelle Frau® Soul underlines the sensory qualities of the leather and the softness of the organic matter

Pelle Frau® Soul is a full-grain leather dyed with aniline and oils and has no surface finish. The drum dyeing process makes the material transparent and the dyes fuller, creating a natural clouding effect that maintains the irregularity and the natural movement of the surface. The processing restores the depth of the tones, underlining the naturalness and softness of the organic material. Only a selection of fine European raw cow hides with a limited number of defects (scars, low grain, wrinkles, insect bites etc.) become Pelle Frau® Soul leathers. Only 10 in every 100 leathers reveal their natural qualities and can become Pelle Frau® Soul leathers. Qualities that, together with the natural defects of the leather, are a guarantee of uniqueness and quality: the real essence of the material. Pelle Frau® Soul leather is available in 11 colours. Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Accidental stains cannot be removed. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions. To clean, a soft, white cloth should be sufficient. Dust frequently with a dry, non-abrasive white cloth.

Pelle Frau® Heritage

Pelle Frau® Heritage is a soft and full-bodied leather, the result of a measured and natural treatment

Pelle Frau® Heritage leather is a return to our roots: timeless elegance. It highlights the colour, softness and odour of natural leather. It is a vibrant, warm, sensual material, perfect just the way it is. Deliberately untreated and of the highest quality, Pelle Frau® Heritage leather is the epitome of elegance: the pleasure of caressing, touching, looking at the leather, perceiving the value, when taut, of its irregular colouring, of its signs of ageing, of the hints of the affectionate daily contact it has enjoyed. Dedicated to those that want to recognise themselves in the objects that surround them, Pelle Heritage leather can be used to cover all Poltrona Frau products. Enhancing the beauty of historic pieces and the value of the finishes in a seductive meeting of design and substance. Pelle Frau® Heritage leather is available in 6 colours. Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Accidental stains couldn’t be removable. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions. To clean, a soft, slightly damp white cloth should be sufficient. Dust frequently with a dry, non-abrasive white cloth.

Pelle Frau® Century

Delicate and precious, Pelle Frau® Century leather adorns the long-sellers with timeless elegance

A leather to love. Delicate and precious, Pelle Frau® Century leather must be protected and treated with care. The dyeing process ensures that each model covered in Pelle Frau® Century leather is unique and unrepeatable in terms of its colours, always exclusive and original. Only this leather, subject to many hours of artisanal processing and a special dyeing procedure, can recount a hundred years of history and envelop Poltrona Frau's long-sellers with the unique charm of time-honoured objects. Pelle Frau® Century leather comes in twelve exclusive shades of a learned air, velvety with a retro feel. A full-bodied leather with three-dimensional nuances, amalgamated and intense colours. Matt, mellow and velvety smoothness. Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Accidental stains are impossible to remove. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions. In particular conditions of use, the leather may lose colour and absorb substances with which it comes into contact, with the subsequent appearance of indelible stains and circles. To clean, a soft, white cloth should be sufficient. Dust frequently with a dry, non-abrasive white cloth.

PELLE FRAU® CAVALLINO

Pelle Frau® Cavallino is cow hide leather that has been painstakingly selected for the uniformity of its maculations.

Cavallino (Pony Skin) is a cow hide leather whose typical blemishes bring to mind elegant thoroughbred horses. Painstakingly selected for the consistency of their maculations and hair, the coats are a guarantee of finely balanced upholstery. The different sizes of the spots ensure that every upholstered item is totally unique and original.  In order to maintain its natural beauty intact, Cavallino leather is not subject to any kind of treatment.    Pelle Frau® Cavallino leather is available in 5 colours.  Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Accidental stains cannot be removed. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions. 

PELLE FRAU® SADDLE EXTRA

PELLE FRAU® SADDLE H

Pelle Frau® Saddle is the thrill of coming into contact with a leather that stands out for its sensory qualities and exclusive techniques

Pelle Frau® Saddle leather is the perfect blend of elasticity, touch, thickness and rigidity. It is the product of specific research into the material and the tanning process, aimed at producing a hide with these specific qualities. Resistance to light and stains, dimensional stability and good gluing capacity are the results. The key ingredient is European cow hide, processed using natural techniques and dyed with aniline to limit any damage caused by accidental scratches. The coat is 1.2-1.5 millimetres thick. Imperfections such as scars or wrinkles emphasise the authenticity of the material and its natural origins. Pelle Frau® Saddle leather is available in 15 colours. The collection is completed by Pelle Frau® Saddle H leather in the variants Cognac and Black and Pelle Frau® Saddle Extra leather, 4mm thick, in Camel, Dark Brown, Taupe and Coal.  Because of its specific qualities, the leather must not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. Accidental stains couldn’t be removable.. Pelle Frau® leather is resistant to wear and tear and flex and maintains its colour in normal conditions. To clean, a soft, white cloth should be sufficient. Dust frequently with a dry, non-abrasive white cloth.

PELLE FRAU® Cuoietto

The class of traditional Tuscan Cuoietto leather.  Shine and supportive structure. Pleasant softness and velvety feel.

The class, shine and supportive structure of traditional Tuscan cuoietto leather are united with a pleasant softness and a velvety feel. Poltrona Frau reserves this material for its most linear and sober furnishings and for buttoned upholstery.The full-grain leather is treated in casks with an aniline dye before being subjected to elaborate processes to achieve its smooth aspect and the hand-crafted style of the most precious cuoietto leathers of the luxury leather goods sector.In particular, the drying phase is completed slowly through three different stages: rotary machine, vacuum and air-drying. This delicate treatment gives the leather the structure and body of Tuscan cuoietto leathers as well as a light and natural protective layer. The beauty of Pelle Frau® Cuoietto leather must nonetheless be protected and the material should not be exposed to direct sunlight or heat sources. It is a particularly delicate material and as such accidental stains cannot be removed. It is recommended to dust the leather regularly using a dry non-abrasive white cloth. To clean, use a damp, soft and light-coloured cloth. Dry with a soft dry cloth. Never use alcohol or solvent-based products. 

Pelle Frau® Safari

Substantial yet with a pronounced softness at the same time, Pelle Frau® Safari dresses Archibald Gran Comfort with folds and wide curves.  

An exceptionally consistent and strong full-grain leather with an extremely evident, deep and three-dimensional grain, enhanced by the completely natural workings to create a magnetic sensory experience, reminiscent of wild and powerful landscapes like the African plains.The thickness varies between 3 and 4 mm. Substantial yet with a pronounced softness at the same time, Pelle Frau® Safari dresses Archibald Gran Comfort with folds and wide curves.  Only pelts with the most substantial structures are chosen to produce this leather. The aniline dye is accompanied by a milling process executed gently and over a much longer period than for standard leather-working. This special process enhances the natural grain in all its variations, from small, to medium, to large. Imperceptible differences and imperfections remain intact, making each piece of upholstery unique. To preserve the charm of Pelle Frau® Safari, avoid exposure to direct sunlight and heat sources. Accidental stains on this particularly delicate leather are not removable. It is recommended to dust the leather regularly using a dry non-abrasive white cloth. To clean, use a damp, soft and white cloth. Dry with a soft dry cloth. Never use alcohol or solvent-based products.

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