About Hans J Wegner
’The Master of the Chair’
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.
About Carl Hansen & Son
Carl Hansen & Son is a formidable titan of Danish design; their designer furniture hails a rich design history and an extraordinary vision for the future. They are committed to producing outstanding quality furniture from sustainable forests for a more conscientious type of design. Combining over one hundred years of specialist knowledge with the latest innovative techniques, Carl Hansen & Son has a time honoured tradition of collaborating with incredible designers to bring about some of the most iconic designs of the 20th and 21st century. Most notably, they heralded in the 1950s with a partnership with design legend Hans J. Wegner – resulting in iconic designs such as the Wishbone Chair and Wing Chair. Search for these originals online or in-store in confidence with one of our Chaplins experts.