We only use high-quality cowhide from European countries. It is tanned and dyed under strict environmental conditions. Every hide is checked before processing. As with any natural product, minor irregularities and variations can occur. Our napaleather is semi-aniline dyed. Owing to the natural suppleness of cowhide, there is a possibility that some crinkling of the material will occur, regardless of the processing method.

Seams/piping for fully upholstered models S 32 / S 64

Seams/piping for fully upholstered models S 32 / S 64

Seams/piping for models S 411

Seams/piping for models S 411


The 12 colours shown here are part of the Thonet collection, Leather I group; more colours of the Leather II group are available

Pure Materials

We offer various types of leather for our Pure Materials collection that differ in thickness and structure. In addition to the high-quality full-grain nubuck leather we also offer natural napa leather in several colours.

Natural nubuck leather (Leather III)

Natural napa leather (Leather III)

Full grain butt leather

For the S 33, S 34, S 35 and S 533 cantilevers high-quality butt leather, 3.0 to 3.3 mm thick and reinforced with textile material on the underside, is used.


The cowhides come from European cattle. Their varying markings and hair length are a feature of the natural properties of this highquality material. Cowhide has to be combed with a regular horse comb or soft dog brush approx. every three months to prevent matting or loss of hair.



The synthetic leather ThonetMed® skai® Parotega NF can barely be distinguished from real leather due to its natural look and feel. The colour range comprises 40 shades. The high-quality, low maintenance and robust synthetic leather complies with the B1 building material class for the highest requirements for non-combustibility and is ideally suited for public institutions, nursing homes, senior’s homes and hospitals, fitness studios and physical therapy facilities. skai® Parotega NF is resistant to disinfectant, blood and urine.

Material: 85 % polyvinyl, 15 % cotton backing material
Abrasion resistance: 75.000 Martindale
Flammability rating: DIN 4102-1 (Part 1, B1); DIN EN13507-1B; s3,d0; DIN 66084 P-a; NF M1, AM 18; BS5852 IS-0+1+5; DIN EN1021-1+2; DIN 4102-1(B2); FMVSS 302, FAR25.853; ÖNORM B3825 highly flame-retardant (B1); ÖNORM3800-1 Q1; UNI 9175/87 (1.IM)



The PVC-free synthetic leather ThonetTec® skai® Pureto EN is especially soft and warm to the touch, which is reminiscent of calfskin. A palette with 12 subtle colours is available. Due to its excellent technical properties and low maintenance, it is perfectly suited for the trend-oriented office, hotel and gastronomy segments. The vegan synthetic leather is made of a highly robust water-based polyurethane material, does not contain solvents and is therefore an excellent choice for environmentally conscious users.

Material: 60 % polyurethane coating, 40% cotton/polyester backing material
Abrasion resistance: 100,000 Martindale
Flammability rating: EN 1021-1-2; FMVSS 302


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