17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

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Hans Wegner helped foster the popularity of Danish design and its signature functional-yet-warm modernism. Along the way, he designed hundreds of chairs, many of which went into mass-production. See just a few in these contemporary residences.

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, and Ceramic Tile Floor. The Mariscals' daughter, Olivia, whiles away the afternoon in the breezy living room. She sits on a sheepskin-covered Flag Halyard chair by Danish master Hans Wegner. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

The Mariscals' daughter, Olivia, whiles away the afternoon in the breezy living room. She sits on a sheepskin-covered Flag Halyard chair by Danish master Hans Wegner.

Modern home with Office, Study, Library, Desk, Lamps, Chair, Storage, Bookcase, Shelves, and Medium Hardwood Floor. The lower submerged level is comprised of the kids’ and guest bedrooms as well as the multi-purpose room—is a popular hangout for the kids and family dog, Roxy. The Chair and Bar Bench, both by Hans Wegner for PP Møbler, a Muuto 3-seater sofa by Andersen & Voll, and David Weeks' Tripod No. 303 floor lamp mix midcentury modern with contemporary design. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

The lower submerged level is comprised of the kids’ and guest bedrooms as well as the multi-purpose room—is a popular hangout for the kids and family dog, Roxy. The Chair and Bar Bench, both by Hans Wegner for PP Møbler, a Muuto 3-seater sofa by Andersen & Voll, and David Weeks' Tripod No. 303 floor lamp mix midcentury modern with contemporary design.

Modern home with Living Room and Chair. A Flag Halyard chair by Hans Wegner in long-haired sheepskin occupies one end of the living room. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

A Flag Halyard chair by Hans Wegner in long-haired sheepskin occupies one end of the living room.

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, Rug Floor, and Coffee Tables. Interior designer Danielle Roberts sought practical materials for the living room, such as custom wide-wale upholstery for a CB2 sofa. The fallen-wood coffee table is by St. Louis–based designer David Stine; the chair is by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Interior designer Danielle Roberts sought practical materials for the living room, such as custom wide-wale upholstery for a CB2 sofa. The fallen-wood coffee table is by St. Louis–based designer David Stine; the chair is by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn.

Modern home with Bedroom, Light Hardwood Floor, Table Lighting, Floor Lighting, Bed, Night Stands, and Chair. Natural light throughout the house eliminates the need for excessive overhead lighting. The master bedroom features a Pixo Optical LED table lamp, a Halyard chair by Hans Wegner for PP Møbler Flag, and David Weeks' Cement Standing floor lamp. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Natural light throughout the house eliminates the need for excessive overhead lighting. The master bedroom features a Pixo Optical LED table lamp, a Halyard chair by Hans Wegner for PP Møbler Flag, and David Weeks' Cement Standing floor lamp.

Modern home with Outdoor, Grass, and Back Yard. She also designed the table, surrounded by vintage Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner, in her studio. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

She also designed the table, surrounded by vintage Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner, in her studio.

Modern home with Dining Room, Table, Chair, Pendant Lighting, and Floor Lighting. A monumental German climate map enlivens the dining area, which also sports CH 23 & CH 30 chairs by Hans Wegner. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

A monumental German climate map enlivens the dining area, which also sports CH 23 & CH 30 chairs by Hans Wegner.

Modern home with Living Room, Floor Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Sofa, End Tables, Wood Burning Fireplace, and Chair. Perhaps the family’s biggest priority was their connection to the outdoors. The north-facing facade is almost entirely made up of operable windows with screens for ventilation and—a favorite of Jeff, the family father—listening to the lullabye of cicadas and spring peeper frogs during the summer.

The joint living and dining area features a Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, a Groundpiece sofa from Flexform, David Weeks' Tripod No. 303 floor lamp, and PP Møbler's Circle Chair and Fruit Table. The latter two are also by Hans Wegner. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Perhaps the family’s biggest priority was their connection to the outdoors. The north-facing facade is almost entirely made up of operable windows with screens for ventilation and—a favorite of Jeff, the family father—listening to the lullabye of cicadas and spring peeper frogs during the summer.

The joint living and dining area features a Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, a Groundpiece sofa from Flexform, David Weeks' Tripod No. 303 floor lamp, and PP Møbler's Circle Chair and Fruit Table. The latter two are also by Hans Wegner.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Floor Lighting, and Concrete Floor. A 14-foot-wide opening at the rear of the house contributes, along with the concrete flooring, to an almost seamless transition from indoors to the patio. A spate of mid-century furnishings includes chairs by Hans Wegner and Poul Kjærholm and an Achille Castiglioni Arco lamp. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

A 14-foot-wide opening at the rear of the house contributes, along with the concrete flooring, to an almost seamless transition from indoors to the patio. A spate of mid-century furnishings includes chairs by Hans Wegner and Poul Kjærholm and an Achille Castiglioni Arco lamp.

Modern home with Staircase and Wood Railing. At right, the family dines at a mid-century walnut table found on eBay, 

seated at a mix of new and antique 

Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

At right, the family dines at a mid-century walnut table found on eBay,

seated at a mix of new and antique

Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner.

Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Pendant Lighting, Bookcase, Chair, Console Tables, Sectional, and Concrete Floor. Goneau highlighted the red brick wall in the living room by leaving it bare and protecting it behind museum-quality glass. The space also features a floor-to-ceiling window that’s coated on the outside with a reflective film, letting residents keep their curtains open by day without fear of being seen from the street. The green sofa is by St-Laurent Domison and the white oak chairs are by Hans Wegner. All other furniture is custom. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Anne Sophie Goneau designed a sleek renovation for an apartment built in 1887. She highlighted the red brick wall in the living room by leaving it bare and protecting it behind museum-quality glass. The space also features a floor-to-ceiling window that’s coated on the outside with a reflective film, letting residents keep their curtains open by day without fear of being seen from the street. The green sofa is by St-Laurent Domison and the white oak chairs are by Hans Wegner. All other furniture is custom.

Goneau highlighted the red brick wall in the living room by leaving it bare and protecting it behind museum-quality glass. The space also features a floor-to-ceiling window that’s coated on the outside with a reflective film, letting residents keep their curtains open by day without fear of being seen from the street. The green sofa is by St-Laurent Domison and the white oak chairs are by Hans Wegner. All other furniture is custom.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, and Chair. In the bedroom, a Margaret Kilgallen print joins a Brionvega Algol television, lamps from Patricia Urquiola and Pablo, and a Hans Wegner chair. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Two designers restored a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist. In the bedroom, a Margaret Kilgallen print joins a Brionvega Algol television, lamps from Patricia Urquiola and Pablo, and a Hans Wegner chair.

In the bedroom, a Margaret Kilgallen print joins a Brionvega Algol television, lamps from Patricia Urquiola and Pablo, and a Hans Wegner chair.

Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Sofa, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, and Recessed Lighting. Adjacent to the main living area sits a snug lounge that looks out through mullioned windows onto a swimming pool. The room features a CH25 easy chair and a CH008 coffee table, both by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, and a Mags modular sofa by Hay Studios, all of which are from Auckland’s Corporate Culture and were chosen by Jay and resident Jes Wood. The vase is by New Zealand potters Bruce and Estelle Martin, and the carpet (in Citrine) is from the Lees’ Truth in Color range. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Restrained by local building code, architect Michael O’Sullivan forwent a flashy facade on this new Auckland, New Zealand, home, saving the fireworks for the interior. Adjacent to the main living area sits a snug lounge that looks out through mullioned windows onto a swimming pool. The room features a CH25 easy chair and a CH008 coffee table, both by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, and a Mags modular sofa by Hay Studios, all of which are from Auckland’s Corporate Culture and were chosen by Jay and resident Jes Wood. The vase is by New Zealand potters Bruce and Estelle Martin, and the carpet (in Citrine) is from the Lees’ Truth in Color range.

Adjacent to the main living area sits a snug lounge that looks out through mullioned windows onto a swimming pool. The room features a CH25 easy chair and a CH008 coffee table, both by Hans J. Wegner for Carl Hansen & Son, and a Mags modular sofa by Hay Studios, all of which are from Auckland’s Corporate Culture and were chosen by Jay and resident Jes Wood. The vase is by New Zealand potters Bruce and Estelle Martin, and the carpet (in Citrine) is from the Lees’ Truth in Color range.

Modern home with Living Room, Sofa, Coffee Tables, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, Recessed Lighting, and Floor Lighting. In the humidor-like living room, modern classics like the off-white armchairs by Hans Wegner complement pieces of Segal’s own design, such as the coffee table and long leather seating. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

Tired of waiting for innovative architecture to come to San Diego, this proactive architect added developer to his job description, and brought it there himself. In the humidor-like living room, modern classics like the off-white armchairs by Hans Wegner complement pieces of Segal’s own design, such as the coffee table and long leather seating.

In the humidor-like living room, modern classics like the off-white armchairs by Hans Wegner complement pieces of Segal’s own design, such as the coffee table and long leather seating.

Modern home with Living Room, Pendant Lighting, Chair, Sofa, Coffee Tables, and Dark Hardwood Floor. The old wood floors throughout the open-plan space are painted a dark eggplant. The vintage PP19 armchair is by Hans J. Wegner for PP Møbler. The painting above it is by Ruben Toledo, a friend of Peter Fehrentz, the resident. A trio of Tom Dixon lights hangs over the Pirkka dining table, with bench seating by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek. The Berber rug is from Morocco, purchased from the Paris shop Caravane. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

With a confident color palette and clever space-saving tricks, designer Peter Fehrentz transformed a 646-square-foot apartment in Berlin. The old wood floors throughout the open-plan space are painted a dark eggplant. The vintage PP19 armchair is by Hans J. Wegner for PP Møbler. The painting above it is by Ruben Toledo, a friend of Peter Fehrentz, the resident. A trio of Tom Dixon lights hangs over the Pirkka dining table, with bench seating by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek. The Berber rug is from Morocco, purchased from the Paris shop Caravane.

The old wood floors throughout the open-plan space are painted a dark eggplant. The vintage PP19 armchair is by Hans J. Wegner for PP Møbler. The painting above it is by Ruben Toledo, a friend of Peter Fehrentz, the resident. A trio of Tom Dixon lights hangs over the Pirkka dining table, with bench seating by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek. The Berber rug is from Morocco, purchased from the Paris shop Caravane.

Modern home with Kitchen, Colorful Cabinet, Ceramic Tile Floor, Pendant Lighting, and Undermount Sink. Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs surround a custom table by Mary Arnold-Forster. The pendant lamps are by Bestlite. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

This modern house steeped in heritage, history, and spirituality emerged on the fringes of Scotland’s Isle of Skye. In the dining room, Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs surround a custom table by Mary Arnold-Forster. The pendant lamps are by Bestlite.

Hans Wegner Wishbone chairs surround a custom table by Mary Arnold-Forster. The pendant lamps are by Bestlite.

Modern home with Living Room, Wood Burning Fireplace, Wall Lighting, Bench, Ottomans, Chair, and Coffee Tables. Alexandra Angle transformed a beachside cabin into a colorful retreat for a college friend and her family. The living area features a PP130 Circle Chair by Hans Wegner and a Shaker wood stove by Antonio Citterio with Toan Nguyen for Wittus. A Tropicalia Cocoon hanging chair by Patricia Urquiola complements the fabric from Liberty that Angle used for the cushions on the built-in banquette. Photo  of 17 Modern Homes With Hans Wegner Furniture

An intervention from a clever interior designer spared an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition. The architect transformed a beachside cabin into a colorful retreat for a college friend and her family. The living area features a PP130 Circle Chair by Hans Wegner and a Shaker wood stove by Antonio Citterio withToan Nguyen for Wittus. A Tropicalia Cocoon hanging chair by Patricia Urquiola complements the fabric from Liberty that Angle used for the cushions on the built-in banquette.

Alexandra Angle transformed a beachside cabin into a colorful retreat for a college friend and her family. The living area features a PP130 Circle Chair by Hans Wegner and a Shaker wood stove by Antonio Citterio with Toan Nguyen for Wittus. A Tropicalia Cocoon hanging chair by Patricia Urquiola complements the fabric from Liberty that Angle used for the cushions on the built-in banquette.

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