Carl Hansen & Søn CH20 Elbow Chair
The Elbow Chair is an attractive and simple stackable dining chair. The low back and horizontal seat also mean that it makes an excellent desk chair.
An attractive and simple stackable dining chair.The low back and horizontal seat also mean that it makes an excellent desk chair. Hans J. Wegner experimented with new materials such as moulded veneer, and the chair's seat is made from 11 layers of this material - giving it perfect stability. The seat is available upholstered in fabric or leather.Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1956, the chair was first introduced in 2005.
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Frame: solid wood
Seat Flame retardant
- Size Description
Seat Height: 46cm
- Color Description
As a driving force behind 'Danish Modern', Hans J. Wegner helped change the general public's view of furniture in the 1950s and 1960s. His passion for designing chairs, more than 500 of them, is recognized worldwide and reflected in his title 'the Master of the Chair'. He is famous for integrating perfectly executed joints with exquisite shapes and combining them with a constant curiosity for materials and deep respect for wood and its natural characteristics. His designs furnish minimalism with organic and natural softness. Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder in Southern Denmark, the son of a shoemaker. At the age of 17, he completed his apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker in the workshop of H. F. Stahlberg where his first designs saw the light of day. At the age of twenty he moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, to attend the School of Arts and Crafts, where he studied from 1936-1938 before embarking on a career as an architect.