Hans J. Wegner Designer of Wishbone Chair
Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder, the child of a shoemaker. At the age of 17 he was apprenticed to a woodworker (H. F. Stahlberg) and it went to this moment that he developed his very first design. At the age of 20 he moved to Copenhagen to study at the organization now referred to as The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Institution of Layout however which before went under the more modest title of "The Artisan College.".He studied there from 1936-1938, just before taking further studies as an architect. In 1940 Wegner initiated a joint project with Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller in Aarhus, which involved fitting out Aarhus' city center. It was additionally in 1940 that Wegner started to work with Master Carpenter Johannes Hansen, a guy which played a significant job in bringing contemporary design to the Danish public. The after that Copenhagen Industrial Art Museum (now Design Museum Denmark ) bought their very first Wegner chair in 1942. Hans J. Wegner opened his very own layout center in 1943, and in 1944 he developed his first "China Chair " in a series motivated by the Chinese Emperor's seats.One of the chairs in this series is what is probably Wegner's most renowned job "The Wishbone Chair," which he created in 1949, and which Carl Hansen & Søn have manufactured since 1950. His design keep significance for us today and his feeling for information is a source of constant wonder.Wegner has gotten a number of rewards and awareness. He was also the initial ever before recipient of the Lunning Prize and received the 8th International Style Award in Osaka, Japan.CH24 Wishbone chair.The CH24 Wishbone chair is an illumination, sculptural eating chair that is likewise ideal for relaxed sitting far from the table. Its steam-bent, delicately rounded top-piece offers liberty of motion and reasonable convenience. The seat is hand-woven in paper cord (black or unbleached/natural)This chairs was originally created for Carl Hansen & Boy in 1949 and generated without interruption since 1950.Papa Bear Chair and Ottoman.Setting the gold criterion for comfort, the Papa Bear Chair and Ottoman is one of the most popular and withstanding of Hans J. Wegner's styles. Our master artisan comply with meticulous fidelities to the initial style with regards to dimensions, framework construction, textile pleating and products.