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Just One Good Chair: 100th Anniversary of Hans Wegner

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by Tyler last modified Oct 22, 2014

Designmuseum Danmark marks the 100-year anniversary of Hans Wegner with Just One Good Chair, opening on the 3rd of April 2014. I would love to see this exhibition but it is a little far away. “If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.” Hans […] The post Just One Good Chair: 100th Anniversary of Hans Wegner appeared first on .




 

 

Designmuseum Danmark marks the 100-year anniversary of Hans Wegner with Just One Good Chair, opening on the 3rd of April 2014. I would love to see this exhibition but it is a little far away. “If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.” Hans J. Wegner, 1952. He designed so many iconic chairs, all of this from one mind.

Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) was one of history’s most prolific designers. In 1949 he created the design that the Americans called ‘The Chair’. The perfect chair – but he continued designing new ones nonetheless, producing a total of over 500. He was referred to as ‘The King of Chairs’ – or just the ‘Chair Maker’. His furniture paved the way for Danish Design’s international breakthrough in the years after World War II, and he was to become a leading figure in Organic Modernism.

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