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Heritage Chair (CH419) by Frits Henningsen for Carl Hansen

Designed in 1930, the Heritage Chair (CH419) by Frits Henningsen was recently re-released by Carl Hansen & Son. This contemporary armchair combines a high level of detail and quality, with warm and elegant lines that marks perfection in design. Originally inspired by classic British styles, this armchair has become a classic in itself with a…

Tadao Ando’s Dream Chair Revealed in Milan

Last year we reported the announcement of Ando’s first chair design, marked as a tribute to Hans J. Wegner. This year at the Salone del Mobile, the final product – named the Dream Chair – was revealed at a press conference at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. We were very delighted to be a…

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Tadao Ando Designs Chair as Tribute to Hans J. Wegner

Renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando also took part in the Salone del Mobile this year with a reveal of a prototype chair he created for Danish furniture company Carl Hansen & Son. This is his first attempt at designing a chair. While Wegner’s material is wood and Ando’s is concrete, Mr Ando sought to explore…

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Hans J. Wegner Oculus Chair

It’s the perfect story. An unknown chair somehow reveals itself in the form of a clay model with some photographs, and then the re-invention began. This is how this Hans J. Wegner Oculus Chair from Danish furniture manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son came back to life, 50 years after the initial design. The armchair itself…