Posts tagged as 'Carl Hansen & Søn'

Thu 9.1.

‘Dream Chair’ by Tadao Ando for Carl Hansen & Son (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.01.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Dream Chair' by Tadao Ando for Carl Hansen & Son

‘Dream Chair’ by Tadao Ando for Carl Hansen & Son

Denmark’s Carl Hansen & Son has launched the Dream Chair, the culmination of a close, multi-year collaboration with Japanese architect Tadao Ando and the first chair in production from the star architect.



Fri 31.5.

Carl Hansen & Son + Maharam Shell Chair Project

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.05.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Carl Hansen & Son + Maharam Shell Chair Project

Carl Hansen & Son + Maharam Shell Chair Project, “Firm” by Sarah Morris

For the 50th anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s Shell Chair, manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son has teamed up with textile brand Maharam to release 20 special versions of Wegner’s iconic design.



Colonial Chair by Ole Wanscher

Carl Hansen & Son aquired the exclusive rights to manufacture Carl Wanscher’s furniture from the Danish company P.J. Furniture, which will be gradually integrated into the Carl Hansen & Son Group. The Colonial Chair was originally designed by Ole Wanscher in 1949, but it wasn’t until the mid-50s that PJ Furniture started producing the chair.

Wanscher and PJ’s collaboration started via Gunnar Bratvold, Editor of Mobilia, the most influential furniture and design magazine at the time. He was bored of what he saw in his magazine and called many of the Danish architects up and asked if they had any new designs.


Close-up of ‘The Pendant’ by Hans J. Wegner

Exactly half a century after its creation in 1962, this iconic ‘The Pendant’ lamp by the late, much-praised Danish architect and designer Hans J. Wegner has recently been reissued by one of Denmark’s oldest producers of fine furniture, Carl Hansen & Søn. Featuring a distinctive, integrated handle, the elegant, height-adjustable lamp is available in three colour variations: white shade with metal handle, black shade with metal handle or brushed aluminium with black handle. (more…)