Poltrona Frau chair

François Russo has created the Helleu , a directors's chair as a tribute to Russo's deceased friend Jacques Helleu, art director for Chanel perfume, beauty, watches, and jewelry during more than four decades. The Poltrona Frau chair is constructed with white Corian on the crossed legs that conceals a steel frame, the armrests and stretcher are polished steel, and the seat and back are saddle leather, offered in coffee, Conero red, Dove gray, blue, and olive. 212-777-7592; frauusa.com.