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The CH26 dining chair by Hans J. Wegner finally came to life in 2016. The chair is the reimagined version of a design Wegner had made for Carl Hansen & Søn in 1950.
The CH26 dining chair by Hans J. Wegner was developed by Carl Hansen & Søn in close collaboration with the Hans J. Wegner Studio and in exact accordance with Wegner’s original, hand-drawn sketches. The chair is one part of a series of legendary chairs Wegner produced exclusively for Carl Hansen & Søn. The first of this series was the CH22, a wooden lounge chair – Wegner also created a blueprint for translating the lounge chair’s form into a dining chair, the CH26. Yet, he never actually manufactured or produced a mock-up of the design and it remained undiscovered for decades. In 2016, Carl Hansen & Søn brought the CH22 and CH26 designs to life. The CH26 dining chair closely resembles the lounge version with its organic shapes, bold back, light-colored wood and woven seat, and features proportions ideal for longer periods of sitting at a dining table or a desk.

MATERIALS
Solid Oak, Walnut, or mixed Oak/Walnut frame
Paper cord seat

COLORS
Wood frame: Soap/Lacquer/Oil/White Oil/Black
Cord seat: Natural/Black

DIMENSIONS
H79.8cm x W59.2cm x D51.9cm
Seat height: 44.5cm
Armrest height: 67.5cm

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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