Designed in 1961 by Jens Risom, the A-Chair’s clean aesthetic consists of a high backed armchair nestled within a robust A-shaped structure. Gracefully supporting the seat, the sturdy frame is available in either solid wood or steel. Read more here
Backrest curving into amrests offer comfort and a sense of privacy
Designed in 1961 by Jens Risom, the A-Chair's clean aesthetic consists of a high backed armchair nestled within a robust A-shaped structure. Gracefully supporting the seat, the sturdy frame is available in either solid wood or steel.
A timeless piece from a designer with an extensive portfolio, the A-Chairs long lifespan is a testament to its design. Combining straight lines with contrasting gentle curves, the piece is both elegant and sophisticated. Manufactured by the renowned Fredericia of Denmark, the A-Chair's quality and detail is of the highest standard. Click here to browse the entire A-Chair collection from Fredericia.
Designed in 1961
Height: 87cm x Width: 78cm x Depth: 87cm (Seat Height: 42cm)
Materials & Finishes
Solid oak base with optional glides for hard or soft flooring
Frame of the body is made from solid wood and plywood
Body is padded with CMHR or HR foam wrapped in sectional inner containing feather and foam
Available in a variety of upholsteries and leathers
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Is the Fredericia A-Chair Comfortable?
Designed with comfort in mind, the Fredericia A-Chair has a robust metal frame with a slanted posture for comfortable sitting. The chair has an ergonomic design with arms that gently curve from the back, for endless relaxation.
Who designed the Fredericia A-Chair?
The Fredericia A-Chair is a design from Jens Risom, one of the golden generation of Danish mid-century modern design. Risom studied alongside Hans Wegner and Borge Mogensen, who also have multiple designs with Fredericia.
How can I spot a genuine Fredericia A-Chair?
To spot a genuine Frederica A-Chair, look on the underside to see the label and serial number. Other telltale signs include the consistency of the stitching and wood grain on the legs.
When was the Fredericia A-Chair designed?
Designed in 1961, the Fredericia A-Chair is over six decades old and part of the danish mid-century modern movement. Its age is a testament to its timeless design, with its simple aesthetic remaining popular as ever.
What is the Fredericia A-Chair made from?
The Fredericia A-Chair comes with either an oak, walnut, or steel frame, available in various finishes. The padded seat comes in a range of upholsteries and leathers.
The first true Knoll designer, Jens Risom joined the young Hans Knoll Furniture Company in the early 1940s as the sole designer of interiors and furniture. Born in Denmark to the well-known architect Sven Risom, Jens worked in Stockholm for one year before graduating from the prestigious Kundstandvaerkerskolen in Copenhagen. Risom left Denmark for the United States in 1938 and, for two years, served as Director of Interior Design at the studio of Dan Cooper, Inc. in New York before starting a freelance career specialising in furniture and textiles. It was during this time that he met Hans Knoll. The pair collaborated on an exhibition for the New York World
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Fredericia furniture, with over a century in history, is famous for collaborations with Borge Mogensen, Space Copenhagen and more. Fredericia work with some of the world’s most renowned designers & architects with pieces dating back as early as the 1950’s.
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