CH20 Elbow Chair
Object

Hans J. Wegner designed the stackable Elbow Chair in 1956. After producing a single prototype, he set the intricate, production-intensive design aside in his archives, where it remained for nearly half a century.
When Carl Hansen & Søn put the Elbow Chair by Hans J. Wegner into production for the first time in 2005, it quickly established its position as a modern classic, winning the ICFF Editors’ Award in New York the same year. The Elbow Chair’s characteristic steam-bent backrest, crafted from a single piece of solid wood, provides arm and lower back support and enables a variety of seating positions. The shape of the backrest is mirrored in the uniquely constructed upholstered seat, which is crafted from curved, compression-molded veneer and appears to float above the legs.

MATERIALS
Solid Oak or Beech
Fabric or leather upholstered foam seat

COLORS
Wood frame: Soap/Lacquer/Oil/White Oil/CHS colors
Seat: Fabric or leather upholstery

DIMENSIONS
H76.5cm x W57cm x D44.5cm
Seat Height: 44.5cm

Designer
Through the years, Carl Hansen & Søn has maintained a strong focus on preserving Danish design classics while continuing to expand their collection to represent influential new designers. Their goal is to gather the best, most iconic modern furniture designs under one roof.
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