- In the idyllic Danish countryside, 15 miles northwest of Copenhagen, autonomous robots transport pallets of veneer down the aisles of Fritz Hansen’s 161,000-square-foot chair factory.
Spanish designer Jaime Hayón set out to create a sofa for Denmark's Fritz Hansen that was was visually arresting in the round, not just from one angle. He succeeded in his aesthetic endeavor, but we think that this plush design is best experienced as something you curl up into rather than simply cast your eyes upon.
Designed in 1960, the PK9 features a distinctive three-legged stainless steel base topped
by a leather-covered seat of pressure-molded polyester.
- Presenting a mix of modernist icons and future classics, our Pinterest board devoted to modern chairs is well worth a follow. Catch a glimpse of some of our favorites in today's slideshow.
- In 1957, Danish designer Arne Jacobsen created the Grand Prix chair for Fritz Hansen—two years after rising to furniture-design fame with his Series 7 chair and five years after his Ant chair…
- In the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, what started off as a decorating job turned into a full-blown renovation for Nicole Hollis, founder of Nicole Hollis Interior Design.
- Arne Jacobsen’s Swan chair is no ugly duckling—especially when upholstered in swan-white leather, finished with a pearl-white base, and decorated with a sterling silver bracelet and…
- It takes nine sheets of veneer, two layers of cotton backing, up to five coats of paint, and 11 days to make a 3107 chair.