Carl Hansen CH22 Lounge Chair

Carl Hansen CH22 Lounge Chair

Originally conceptualised in 1950 and recently brought back into production in 2016, Hans J. Wegner of Carl Hansen delivers a beautifully designed lounge chair. This is a testament to Wegner’s ability to consistently design timeless pieces, with it’s subtle design features and elegant shape. Read more here

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  1. Durable woven papercord seat
  2. Additional joints for extra support and stability
  3. Arched backrest for comfortable posture

Originally conceptualised in 1950 and recently brought back into production in 2016, Hans J. Wegner of Carl Hansen delivers a beautifully designed lounge chair. This is a testament to Wegner’s ability to consistently design timeless pieces, with it’s subtle design features and elegant shape.

Meticulously crafted with the same design principles as it was originally, despite the fact that production methods have modernised. The chair offers a comfortable posture with its low seat and gracefully arched back. Both durable and stable, the cross-struts offer the chair a robust and aesthetically pleasing form.

Designed in 1950


Height: 72.6cm x Width: 69.5cm x Depth: 61.5cm (Seat Height: 36.8cm)

Materials & Finishes

Available in oak or walnut
Veneered backrest
Seat available in natural or black paper cord

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Use a dampened, soft, non-abrasive, lint-free colourless cloth to wipe the entire surface of your wood, moving in the direction of the grain.
Dry the wood using a second non-abrasive cloth. Remember to wipe in the direction of the wood grain.
You do not need to polish the wood as part of your regular maintenance, but polishing can restore the wood’s natural shine if it begins to look dull.
Never use wax-based polish or ammonia-based cleaning products on your wood.residue.

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  1. How long has the CH22 lounge chair been in production?
  2. The CH22 lounge chair was first designed by Hans Wegner in 1950 and has been manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son using the same principles of craftsmanship since 2016. In the intervening years, precision manufacturing techniques have improved so that the front legs of the chair now have the same profile as the back legs, as Wegner originally intended. The chair remains a popular choice for both residential and commercial settings thanks to its timeless design and enduring quality.
  3. What are some of the distinctive features of the CH22 lounge chair?
  4. The Wegner CH22 lounge chair is distinguished by its large, wooden back with visible cover caps. On closer inspection, additional Wegner signature details become apparent, such as the arm support embracing the side stretcher and the seat frame only expanding to full width under the armrest. In the back, the seat's paper cords are led down around the seat frame and through a horizontal groove in the back rail. There are also two refined joints on the front of the seat where the front legs are led up through the hand-assembled corners.
  5. Why was the CH22 lounge chair out of production for several decades?
  6. The CH22 lounge chair was out of production for several decades because Carl Hansen & Søn stopped manufacturing it. The company started producing the chair again in 2016, but the production process has been modernized. Today, the CH22 is still manufactured using the same principles of craftsmanship as when Hans J. Wegner first designed it. However, modernization has improved precision so that the front legs can now have the same profile as the back legs of the chair. This means that they are now made as Wegner had originally drawn them on his technical drawing.
  7. What is the Wegner's CH22 made out of?
  8. The Wegner CH22 is made out of wood, with a paper cord seat. The frame options include: soaped oak, lacquered and oiled oak or walnut, white oiled oak and black oak. The paper cord seat comes in natural or black.
  9. What is the price range for the CH22 lounge chair?
  10. The price for the original authentic Carl Hansen made CH22 Lounge Chair starts from around £2500. The CH22 Lounge Chair is a high-end, original Hans Wegner product. The CH22 Chair is made with quality materials and construction, and its sleek design makes it a popular choice for contemporary homes and businesses.
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