Carl Hansen & Son is bringing again an iconic chair designed in 1949 by Danish designer Børge Mogensen. The Contour Chair was initially introduced on the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild Furnishings Exhibition showcasing a brand new type from Mogensen, who had beforehand approached design from a easy and practical method. The brand new design represented a sculptural method with its daring, form-pressed veneer backrest that created a relaxed lounge chair really feel.
Utilizing form-pressed veneer was new to Mogensen, who had been working with strong wooden previously. The strategy opened up every kind of alternatives to experiment, which was pushed by his appreciation for the veneer work of Charles and Ray Eames.
The laid-back kind was intentional on Mogensen’s half to create extra furnishings for casual areas. Regardless of the brand new design type, the lounge chair contains lots of the particulars usually discovered on work by Mogensen, like mortise and tenon joints completed with contrasting picket wedges.
The Contour Chair is being produced by Carl Hansen in Son per Mogensen’s authentic drawings and with the permission of his household, they’ve added an upholstered seat for additional consolation.
The rounded again options cut-outs which are ornamental in addition to wanted to realize the bend within the veneer. The chair rests low with slanted legs that create a relaxed really feel when sitting.