Over the last few weeks, we’ve had a few people ask: Why does the Panton Classic Chair cost over five times as much as the similar-looking Panton Chair? The answer lies in the Panton Classic’s material, finish, and history. The
As mentioned yesterday, we’ve been pondering this great question from Paper Planes Design: “What piece of Danish designed furniture do you think really epitomizes the Danish design ethos?” Today: the Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair and why it’s quintessential Danish design.
When most people think of Hans J. Wegner, they think of his iconic pieces such as the CH24 Wishbone Chair or the CH25 Easy Chair. What many don’t know is that Wegner was also a brilliant designer of modern lighting.
Cigarette in hand, with unblinking bespectacled eyes, the gloriously crotchety Poul Henningsen expounds on his philosophy of light. This short (mostly) black-and-white film provides a candid look into the mind of genius, all the while being surprisingly entertaining. It’s like
We stumbled across this great interview with Knud Erik Hansen, managing director of Carl Hansen & Son. Thanks to Furniture Products for conducing this interview. Among other things, they talk about Hans Wegner and the Wishbone Chair, the Wing Chair
Last month, Danish Design Store owner/president Steen Grundahl attended the opening of the new Carl Hansen & Son Showroom in SoHo New York City. The event was presided over by HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary. This
If you’ve purchased a leather Jacobsen Egg Chair, PK22 or leather Swan Chair, you want your investment to last. The Republic of Fritz Hansen came up with some simple steps to make sure your leather chair or sofa will live