The Wegner Shell CH07 Chair, designed by Hans Wegner's and is famous all over the world. With a celebrated design and impressive quality, this chair makes a welcomed addition to any home. The Shell Chair is phenomenally strong with its laminated suspension system. It flexes gently as you sit. The seat and back are upholstered with imitation leather and thick plywood. A perfect chill-out chair and an icon of modern design, we believe no one will easily forget after the first saw.
Sit back, relax and enjoy.
Width: 78 cm
Depth: 88 cm
Height: 76 cm
Made from Natural colour Laminated Plywood and fixed in to place with bolts. Moulded cold foam seat and back rest.
Hans Wegner is one of the most prolific designers of the Danish mid-century modern period. his Papa Bear chair is one of the most iconic pieces from the 1950’s Danish school and continues to fetch high prices at auction houses the world over.
With his love of natural materials and his deep understanding of the need for furniture to be functional as well as beautiful, Hans Wegner made mid-century Danish design popular on an international scale. With more than 500 different chair designs Wegner is the most prolific Danish designer to date. His international breakthrough and greatest sales success came in 1949 when he designed the Round chair. The American magazine Interiors featured the chair on the cover and referred to it as “the world’s most beautiful chair”. The chair rose to stardom when used in the televised presidential debates between Nixon and Kennedy in 1960 and has since been known simply as “The Chair”. Wegner’s design went on to win worldwide recognition through the 1950’s and 1960’s and his furniture, in particular, his chairs, are to be found in the permanent collections of the world’s most prestigious museums.