- Arched seat and backrest for comfortable posture
- Curved backrest for optimal support
- Angled tapered legs with cross-struts for structural stability
Carl Hansen's CH20 Elbow Chair was designed by Hans J. Wegner of designed back in 1956. However, it wasn't until 2005 that it finally became available to purchase once more! The CH20 draws inspiration from the core ethos of modern Scandinavian design. Much like its relative, the CH24 Wishbone Chair.
Rediscovering a Danish Icon
In a remarkable discovery, the CH20 Elbow Chair resurfaced after nearly five decades. Initially shelved due to complexity and cost, technology has breathed new life into this classic. Now, Carl Hansen & Søn craft this exquisite piece, a testament to Wegner's enduring vision.
A Scandi Chair with a Difference
What sets the Wegner CH20 apart? Its steam-bent backrest, crafted from a single piece of wood, contours perfectly to the body. This innovative design doesn't just offer visual appeal, it's also comfortable. And the chair's distinctive backrest extends into supportive armrests. Of course, all of this showcases Wegner's signature style. Most famous for his beautiful Scandinavian chairs.
Beauty From All Angles
The CH20 Elbow Chair isn't just a chair, it's a piece of art. Ideal as a dining room chair or a stunning addition to your home office. Its unique design fits seamlessly into all kinds of spaces. The chair's dynamic personality is characterised by clean lines and a slight splay in the legs. Differentiating it from other Scandinavian modern pieces - the Elbow Chair stands out in any setting.
Solid and Sustainable Construction
Carl Hansen & Søn's commitment to quality is evident in the CH20. Made from solid FSC-certified wood, this chair is not only strong but also eco-friendly. It is a sustainable choice for those seeking style and substance in their furniture.
A Tribute to Danish Craftsmanship
The CH20 Elbow Chair is a celebration of Danish design heritage. It complements other iconic pieces like the CH24 Wishbone Chair too. Pair it with any Carl Hansen Table. Danish dining sets create a cohesive collection that honours the legacy of Hans Wegner and Danish modernism. Own a piece of history with this carefully crafted chair.
Designed in 1956