Tadao Ando designed Dream Chair as a tribute to Hans J. Wegner. The chair is made of three-dimensional veneer and with this material, Tadao Ando and the cabinetmakers at Carl Hansen & Søn pushed the size and curvature of the veneer sheet in order to achieve the necessary characteristics of a chair, attaining a result beyond what was thought to be possible. It is available in oak and walnut with or without upholstered front in leather or fabric and an adjustable neck cushion. Designed by Tadao Ando in 2013.
Designed especially for Carl Hansen & Søn by Tadao Ando in 2013 as a tribute to Hans J. Wegner.
The Dream Chair seeks to express the same harmonious, minimalist expression typical of Wegner ́s design.
The Dream Chair is a comfortable furniture piece that invites relaxed reflection.
A sculptural work of art in itself, the chair is particularly well suited for larger rooms where it can be seen and enjoyed from all angles.
The Dream chair is made of three-dimensional veneer, which has special characteristics that allows it to be curved along two axles during the molding process.
Tadao Ando and the cabinetmakers at Carl Hansen & Søn pushed the size and curvature of the veneer sheet in order to achieve the necessary characteristics of a chair, attaining a result beyond what was thought to be possible when working with three-dimensional veneer.
The neck cushion can be adjusted 7cm.
The chair can hold up to 160 kg.
The Dream Chair is available in oak or walnut without upholstery, or with fabric or leather upholstery on the front side and an adjustable neck cushion.
Tadao Ando is a leading figure in international architecture and design - disciplines he has perfected over the course of his impressive career. He was initiated into the profession in the early 1960s, and has since developed his skills independently as his contemporary work has become increasingly sought after.
Highly regarded as an expert in his field, he has been responsible for over 150 construction projects of various sizes in Japan and internationally, including the Azuma building in Osaka, Chichu Art Museum in Naoshima, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis, and the Teatro Armani in Milan.