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Carl Hansen CH101

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An elegant, luxurious armchair that was designed in 1970 and reintroduced in 2008in honour of the 100th anniversary of Carl Hansen & Søn. The chair works on its own or with the CH102, CH103 and CH104 sofas and the CH106 and CH108 tables which are all from the same series. The chair is hand-crafted over a beech wood frame. Its cushions are fully upholstered, reversible and built on a foam core that is surrounded by a mixture of European down and foam granulate. The chair's legs, visible frame and the front of the armrests are made of stainless steel. The chair is available upholstered in leather or fabric. Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1970.

 

HISTORY

This chair was designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1970 as a part of a complete series of office furniture, including meeting and easy chairs, a desk, meeting and coffee tables, and sofas.
The series was produced in limited quantities in the 1970s.
It was out of production until 2008, when Carl Hansen & Son re- launched parts of the series in connection with the company's 100th anniversary - hence the series name "CH100".
The CH101 chair was re-launched in 2011.

DESCRIPTION

The chair has a straightforward, cubistic design which has retained its contemporary look through the years.
It has an exceptional comfort due to its generous lines and sumptuous upholstery.

The cushions are fully upholstered on all sides, and built around a foam core wrapped in a mix of European down and foam granulate.
The CH101 is hand-made on a solid beech inner frame to enable use of the finest upholstery methods.

This method also provides great durability making the chair ideal for usage in public areas.
The characteristic design employs hand-polished, stainless steel for the visible frame which also constitutes the legs of the chair.

Made from solid beech, stainless steel, cold foam, European down. Upholstered in the customer's choice of leather or fabric. If you would prefer an alternative upholstery for this product, please submit an enquiry and we will respond as soon as possible.

THE DESIGNER

As a driving force behind 'Danish Modern', Hans J. Wegner helped change the general public's view of furniture in the 1950s and 1960s. His passion for designing chairs, more than 500 of them, is recognized worldwide and reflected in his title 'the Master of the Chair'. He is famous for integrating perfectly executed joints with exquisite shapes and combining them with a constant curiosity for materials and deep respect for wood and its natural characteristics. His designs furnish minimalism with organic and natural softness. 

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