Reimagining the Classics HANS J. WEGNER x ILSE CRAWFORD

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We celebrate Hans J. Wegner and the more than 70 years of collaboration with Carl Hansen & Søn. For this reason, the “Reimagining The Classics” series is being released this year together with the renowned designer Ilse Crawford. Five furniture world classics in a limited edition, which shine in extraordinary colors .


“We wanted to develop a set of colors that reflect the times we live in. These are not easy, trend-driven or standard decorative colors, but ones that add depth and complexity to any interior.”

ILSE CRAWFORD

Product Information to REIMAGINING THE CLASSICS HANS J. WEGNER x ILSE CRAWFORD Campaign

Design: Hans J. Wegner

Material:

•The colors are water-based, non-toxic and environmentally friendly
• Each chair is made from FSCTM-certified solid oak
• The seat is hand-woven from woven paper cord


The CH22 is thoughtful craftsmanship with eye-catching details on a chair.

Dimensions CH22

Height 72,6cm x Width 69,5cm x Depth 61,5 cm x Seat height 36,8cm


The CH23 dining chair is characterized by clear, organic contours and a refined design and demonstrates the unique design approach and the insightful craftsmanship of Hans J. Wegner.

Dimensions CH23

Height 78,6cm x Width 50,3cm x Depth 50,3cm – Seat height 44,5cm


The CH24 Wishbone Chair is probably the most manufactured chair by Carl Hansen. It is a true classic of Scandinavian design. With its simple design and clear lines

Dimensions CH24

Height 76cm x Width 55cm x Depth 51cm – Seat height 45cm


The CH25 lounge chair, like many other iconic designs by Hans J. Wegner, is clear and simple in its unmistakable shape.

Dimensions CH25

Height 73cm x Width 71cm x Depth 73cm – Seat height 35cm


The CH26, with its curved, organic shapes and high quality craftsmanship, is a real Wegner classic.

Dimensions CH26

Height 79,8cm x Width 59,2cm x Depth 51,9cm – Seat height 44,5cm



Delivery:

4-6 Wochen


About Ilse Crawford:

Interior and furniture designer, academic and creative director Ilse Crawford has a mission: to put human needs and desires at the center of everything she does. She brings this philosophy to life at her London-based multidisciplinary studio, Studioilse. She creates environments that people feel comfortable in – from public spaces where people feel at home, to comfortable homes that make sense to those who live in them.

As the founder of the Department of Man and Wellbeing at the Design Academy Eindhoven, Crawford’s mission extends to“nurturing a new generation of students to always question why and how their work improves the reality of life.”


Collaboration between Carl Hansen & Hans J. Wegner:

“If only you could design just one good chair in your life,” famed Danish designer Hans Wegner was quoted as saying in 1952. “But you simply cannot.”.

The statement made by the man who is considered to be one of the most competent furniture designers in the world seems strikingly paradoxical. However, it is key to understanding Wegner’s belief that designing the perfect chair is a task that will never be completed.

Wegner created an abundance of extraordinary pieces of furniture in the course of his life. Its place in design history is largely due to its wide range of chairs, each of which is highly original and completely natural in appearance. Wegner had a great passion for furniture design and was extremely productive. Hundreds of his designs have been made over the years and many are still in production today.

Hans J. Wegner’s unique talent was seriously shown in his fruitful collaboration with Carl Hansen & Søn. In 1950, the CH22, CH23, CH24 and CH25 chairs were launched and introduced to design enthusiasts, who received them with great interest.

Today, many of the chairs enjoy cult status. One of them is the 1950 Wishbone Chair, CH24, which is often referred to as “the best wooden chair in the world” and Wegner’s best-selling chair.

For generations, Carl Hansen & Sohn has combined traditional wood processing techniques with the latest technology to produce furniture of lasting value.



Important Information:

If you have general questions about Carl Hansen & Søn’s products or are interested in a larger order, you can of course contact us directly by email: info@nordicurban.com

Nordic Urban is the official German partner of Carl Hansen & Søn and guarantees the authenticity and quality of each product. In addition to these products, we offer a wide range of Scandinavian furniture, lighting and accessories.
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Dimensions 80 × 60 × 80 cm

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