Carl Hansen’s Hans J. Wegner strays away from his staple wooden pieces in order to experiment with adding elements of steel into this concept. Originally designed in 1955, this piece was finally brought to life and put into production in 2014 as a celebration of Wegner’s 100th birthday. Read more here
Lightweight steel frame allowing the seat to be moved easily
Carl Hansen’s Hans J. Wegner strays away from his staple wooden pieces in order to experiment with adding elements of steel into this concept. Originally designed in 1955, this piece was finally brought to life and put into production in 2014 as a celebration of Wegner’s 100th birthday.
Featuring an industrial-looking robust steel frame with an oval-shaped seat base, the CH88T is both lightweight and sturdy. Its nimble steel frame allows the CH88T to stack on top of itself, making it functional as well as stylish. The focal point of the chair is its striking yet elegant curved wing-like backrest that provides comfort and support. This piece lends itself to Wegner’s Scandinavian design heritage and is a beautiful addition to any modern living space.
Designed in 1955
Height: 76.5cm x Width: 57cm x Depth: 44.5cm (Seat Height: 44.5cm)
Materials & Finishes
Frame available in black powder-coated steel, stainless steel or chome
Solid wood back with veneered seat available in oak or walnut
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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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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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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