Catifa 53 4-Leg Collection

Lievore, Altherr, Molina, 2001


Catifa 53 is the original: the inspiration that extends to the Arper brand itself. The graceful curved seat and sleek profile are the ultimate synthesis of conceptual purity through the reduction of the superfluous. Made for both residential and contract use, the Catifa 53 is a true jack of all trades.

  • Four-legged side chair with extra wide seat
  • Legs in chromed, powdercoated, or brushed steel
  • 24.9"w 20.9"d 30.8"h (31.9"h with upholstery)
  • 17.8"seat ht (18.1"h with upholstery)


Shell options include:

  • Single-color and bi-color polypropylene (ColorBi®)
  • Standard or inverted (colors options are white, black, light gray, light blue, royal blue, bright green, orange, red, tan, and chocolate brown) 
  • Polypropylene with front-face upholstery in leather, faux leather, fabric, or COM/COL
  • Upholstered in two grades of hard leather
  • Fully upholstered in leather, faux leather, fabric, or COM/COL
  • Wood in three color finishes (natural oak, bleached oak, wengé)
  • Double-curved wood in three finishes with front-face upholstery in leather, faux leather, fabric, or COM/COL


Additional details:

  • Stackable to allow for large-scale use and storage
  • Stackable from 8-20 pieces depending on the shell choice and whether or not a trolley is used (please inquire for specifics)
  • Polypropylene/powder-coated version is suitable for outdoor use
  • GREENGUARD certified
  • Made in Italy by Arper
  • Catifa 53 is also available as a bench and in a lounge version


Additional options/accessories include:

  • Armrests with or without polypropylene or upholstered pads
  • Writing tablet
  • Basket
  • Extra glides
  • Glides for wood floors
  • Stacking pads
  • Transportation trolley
  • NEW fully removable slipcovers in flat upholstery available with line stitching, cross shape line stitching, or star shape linestitching


Many models are stocked locally. Please contact showroomsales@suiteny.com for more details.