Capturing the essence of modern sofa design, the CH162 by Hans J. Wegner embodies simplicity. With a rigid box-like frame that holds the padded upholstered seat, the CH162’s understated minimal design defines it. Read more here
Exposed wooden frame for striking minimalist design
Capturing the essence of modern sofa design, the CH162 by Hans J. Wegner embodies simplicity. With a rigid box-like frame that holds the padded upholstered seat, the CH162's understated minimal design defines it.
Expertly crafted by Carl Hansen and built to last, the handmade solid wood frame offers both durability and stability. The reversible upholstered pillows are both luxurious and practical, contain down wrapped around foam core for supreme comfort. Drawing inspiration from the core ethos of modern Scandinavian design, this modest piece is a prime example of Hans J. Wegner’s timeless work.
Designed in 1965
Height: 76cm x Width: 137cm x Depth: 80cm (Seat Height: 41cm)
Materials & Finishes
Solid wood frame available in oak or walnut
Upholstery available in a variety of fabrics and leathers
Seat and cushions made from CMHR foam and European down
Flame retardant seat and back
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How did the CH162 sofa come to be designed by Hans Wegner?
The CH162 sofa was designed by Hans Wegner in 1965. The design was inspired by a photo of a sofa that Wegner saw in an architectural magazine. He was intrigued by the simple, yet elegant design of the sofa and decided to create his own version. The result is a beautifully designed piece of furniture that is both comfortable and stylish.
What are the dimensions of the Carl Hansen CH162 Sofa?
The Carl Hansen CH162 Sofa is a two-seater sofa that measures Height: 76cm x Width: 137cm x Depth: 80cm (Seat Height: 41cm). This sofa was designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1965 and features a down filling for a soft, comfortable feel. The wood-based construction of this sofa highlights Wegner's attention to detail and his ability to make functional details decorative.
What is the significance of the enlarged cover cap detailing on the CH162?
The enlarged cover caps on the CH162 serve both a decorative and functional purpose. By concealing the screws in the upper part of the legs, they give the sofa a clean and polished look. Additionally, the larger size of the caps helps to distribute weight more evenly, providing greater stability and support for the armrests.
What materials are used in the construction of the sofa?
The sofa is constructed with a solid wooden frame, which is then upholstered. The pillows are filled with down and wrapped around a core of foam, which adds both softness and comfort to the sofa. The upholstery options include both leather and fabric, and the frame is available in either oak or walnut.
How does the CH162 compare to other sofas in terms of comfort and design?
The CH162 is one of the most comfortable and stylish sofas in Carl Hansen's catalogue. It features a solid wooden frame that is firmly upholstered, as well as pillows with down wrapped around the core foam. This allows for a great deal of comfort and style, making it a perfect choice for any home.
Hans Wegner is a Danish design icon famous for his collaborations with Carl Hansen and the CH24 Wishbone Chair. Alongside this he is responsible for the CH07 Shell Chair, the CH25 Lounge Chair, and many more. Wegner is a meticulous craftsman and his furniture is a functional, stylish, and timeless.
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Carl Hansen furniture is Scandinavian design titan, particularly due to the famous CH24 Wishbone Chair by Hans J Wegner. Their goal: to gather the best, most iconic modern furniture designs under one roof.
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