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CH23 Chair by Hans J. Wegner

CH23 Chair by Hans J. Wegner News

NEWS 2017: The CH23 - one of the first chairs Hans J. Wegner designed for Carl Hansen & Søn - is back in production.

Botanica and Oceania Rugs Collections

Botanica and Oceania Rugs Collections News

NEWS 2017: Naja Utzon Popov has created two new rug collections with Carl Hansen & Søn, drawing on the natural environments of Denmark and Japan as major sources of inspiration.

Hans J. Wegner: The First Masterpieces

Hans J. Wegner: The First Masterpieces Story

The remarkable legacy of five chair designs by Hans J. Wegner has shaped the Carl Hansen & Søn philosophy for over 65 years and is a celebration of collaboration and craftsmanship.

A unique partnership: Hans J. Wegner, the furniture and the manufacturer

A unique partnership: Hans J. Wegner, the furniture and the manufacturer Study

In his highly productive career, Hans J. Wegner, the world-famous furniture designer, who understood the nature of wood like no one else, created some of the world's best chairs. This year's reissue of Wegner's CH23 chair completes the designer's original series of beautifully crafted seats - the first five masterpieces for Carl Hansen & Søn.

Behind an icon: The Wishbone Chair

Behind an icon: The Wishbone Chair Story

Considered one of the most famous symbols of Danish furniture design, the CH24 is, of course, also known as the Wishbone Chair. Globally admired, its elegant, curved frame is often spotted in the world's best restaurants, hotels, museums and design spaces, as well as in homes across cities, countries, beaches and mountains.

PK1 by Poul Kjærholm

PK1 by Poul Kjærholm News

NEWS FALL 2017: Carl Hansen & Søn presents Poul Kjærholm's first chair: The PK1.

Rocking Nest Chair

Rocking Nest Chair News

NEWS FALL 2017: Anker Bak and Carl Hansen & Søn present an innovative and functional rocking chair.

The Master of the Chair

The Master of the Chair Story

Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century. As a driving force behind 'Danish Modern', he helped change the general public's view of furniture in the 1950s and 1960s.

Welcome to the Milan Home

Welcome to the Milan Home Story

SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: Carl Hansen & Søn welcomes you to The Milan Home, a thoughtfully curated apartment at this year's Milan Fair Ground that explores the way we translate the traditional spaces we inhabit into a home. Follow each chapter, as the rooms unfold one by one each day during Salone Del Mobile 2017.

"I think you only have to look at a Georgian three-pronged silver fork or a seventeenth century Japanese Raku tea bowl - or, indeed, a Wishbone Chair - to trust in the notion of timeless design." - John Pawson

For me it's all architecture

For me it's all architecture Study

The British Architect John Pawson's talent for bringing together architecture and furniture to create a mutually enriching whole is legendary. We asked him to discuss his approach to his work as well as his thoughts on iconic furniture design such as the Wishbone Chair.

Chapter 1: The Hallway:

Chapter 1: The Hallway: "Home and privacy" Story

THE MILAN HOME 2017: Explore the first chapter of The Milan Home as we transition from the outside world into the hallway - a space for privacy as well as public display.

Chapter 2: The Kitchen:

Chapter 2: The Kitchen: "Home & Sharing" Story

THE MILAN HOME 2017: Discover the second chapter of The Milan Home as we enter the kitchen - no longer a purely functional space but a place for social encounters and spending time together.

Chapter 3: The Dining Room:

Chapter 3: The Dining Room: "Home & Representation" Story

THE MILAN HOME 2017: In the third chapter of The Milan Home we are invited into the formal dining room - a space for special gatherings and representation

Chapter 4: The Study:

Chapter 4: The Study: "Home & Identity" Story

The fourth chapter of The Milan Home explores the study - a place to open your mind and reflect.

Chapter 5: The Living Room:

Chapter 5: The Living Room: "Home & Memory" Story

THE MILAN HOME 2017: Settle into the living room as the fifth chapter of The Milan Home unfolds. The living room is a space curated around nostalgia, memory and warmth and sets the scene for some of our most heartening moments.

Chapter 6: The Bathroom:

Chapter 6: The Bathroom: "Home & Intimacy" Story

THE MILAN HOME 2017: The sixth and concluding chapter of The Milan Home opens the door to the bathroom - a darker, calming space that creates a sanctuary and a cocoon for nurturing oneself.

A new museum dedicated to design and architecture

A new museum dedicated to design and architecture Study

The much-anticipated London Design Museum has opened in its new Kensington location. British architect and designer John Pawson has created the spectacular interior of the building, which showcases Pawson's highly accurate and uncompromising way of working with every component of a space to create a sense of whole.

Beak Chair by Ole Wanscher

Beak Chair by Ole Wanscher News

NEWS FALL 2017: Carl Hansen & Søn is adding a rare design, the sculptural Beak Chair by Ole Wanscher, to its exclusive Wanscher collection.

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