Carl Hansen CH71 Lounge Chair with Loose Seat Cushion

Carl Hansen CH71 Lounge Chair with Loose Seat Cushion

A classic piece from Carl Hansen’s Hans J. Wegner, the CH71 is a contemporary take on the traditional lounge chair. Defined by a combination of flowing curves and straight lines, The CH71’s has a striking yet elegant silhouette. Read more here

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  1. Solid wooden frame with angled legs to provide stable structure
  2. High flared backrest for comfortable sitting position
  3. Functional reversible cushion

A classic piece from Carl Hansen’s Hans J. Wegner, the CH71 is a contemporary take on the traditional lounge chair. Defined by a combination of flowing curves and straight lines, The CH71’s has a striking yet elegant silhouette.

Originally designed in 1952, the timeless CH71 is undergoing a revival after ceasing production in the 1970s. With a high arched backrest that offers a relaxed sitting position, the arms of the chair surround and comforts the body. The solid wood frame provides stability, with the exposed wooden armrests contrasting with the upholstery for an eye-catching aesthetic.

Designed in 1952

Dimensions
Height: 84cm x Width: 70cm x Depth: 70cm (Seat Height: 41cm)

Materials & Finishes
Solid wood legs available in oak or walnut
Upholstery available in various fabrics or leathers
Seat back made from solid beech with CMHR foam

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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.

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  1. How do I choose a lounge chair?
  2. Considering your lounge chair's form is vital. For example, the CH71 Chair is more traditionally upright and better suits activities like reading and watching television. The smaller footprint (width: 70cm x depth: 70cm) also means Wegner's CH71 works well in all kinds of spaces. Lastly, the backrest measures 43cm from the seat height so will support most of the total area of your back. Moreover, with a seat height of 41cm and a carefully angled back (rake), it holds your body very comfortably.
  3. How do I identify my Hans Wegner CH71 Chair?
  4. All features, from the CH71’s upholstery to its wooden armrest detailing and legs should be neat and without imperfections. The legs and armrests should each be one solid piece of wood with no visible joins. The inside backrest will only have two clean, straight upholstery seams. Lastly, underneath the lounge chair, there will be its serial number and Hans J. Wegner’s signature engraved on a metal plate.
  5. How long do Carl Hansen’s CH71 Lounge Chairs last?
  6. The lifespan of the CH71 Lounge Chair is upwards of 40 years, potentially much longer if cared for correctly. That said, it is likely that it may need reupholstering after 10-15 years (based on Martindale score of 50,000/frequent use). Luckily almost all the fabric options from Kvadrat to Gabriel offer close to 100,000 meaning they are very long-lasting.
  7. How do I look after the fabric on my Wegner CH71 Lounge Chair?
  8. A gentle vacuum with a soft brush attachment every other week will keep the upholstery on your CH71 dust and dirt free. Performing these small acts of maintenance will significantly extend the life of expectancy of your lounge chair’s chosen fabric. For spillages aim to soak up the foreign liquid quickly using a soft cloth. After this, gently clean with a soft damp cloth and natural, transparent soap solution. Do not use any harsh chemicals on your upholstery and if in doubt contact us or a local upholstery specialist.
  9. Is the CH71 Lounge Chair on trend?
  10. Designed and first put into production in 1952, the CH71 demonstrates all the hallmarks of its iconic designer Hans Wegner. Known as the “Master of Chairs” Wegner’s pieces are well-known to stay timeless. With a petite and sculptural shape and subtle detailing it’s unlikely the CH71 will ever go out of fashion. High-quality craftsmanship, design and simple, natural materials don’t conform to the whims of a trend.
Hans Wegner

Hans Wegner

Hans J. Wegner – cabinet-maker and furniture designer and one of the principals of ‘Danish Modern’. He is one of the Danish designers who has achieved world fame. Wegner is a meticulous and admired craftsman and his furniture is a combination of good, solid details rooted in the tradition of the craftsmanship he highly regards.

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Carl Hansen

Carl Hansen

Through the years, Carl Hansen & Søn has maintained a strong focus on preserving Danish design classics while continuing to expand our collection to represent influential new designers. Our goal: to gather the best, most iconic modern furniture designs under one roof.

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