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Carl Hansen CH401 Kastrup

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  • A minimalistic upholstered easy chair with a warm glow. Handmade on a beech wood frame; the legs and boomerang-shaped sides are of stainless steel. The chair is from the same series as the CH438 dining chair, the CH413 table and the sofas in the CH400 range. The chair is a welcome addition to any room and is also known under the name "The Airport Chair" or "The Kastrup Chair" as it was originally designed specially for use in Copenhagen Airport in Kastrup. The chair is available upholstered in leather or fabric. Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1958.

 

HISTORY

Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1958 for Copenhagen's Kastrup Airport where it is still in use today, hence its names; "The Kastrup Chair" or "The Airport Chair".
CH401is part of a series that also includes 2-, 3- and 4-person sofas as well as CH413, a coffee table.

DESCRIPTION

A lounge chair with a sleek appearance and great comfort.
The CH401 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 flat, stainless steel sidepieces on the chair complement the legs of the chair, giving it a clean and dynamic profile, as well as hiding any upholstery seams.
CH401 works equally well in groups and on its own, both in high-use public areas and in private homes.
Made from beech, stainless steel, cold foam. Upholstered in the customer's choice of leather or fabric.

 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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