Hans Wegner wishbone chairs
Set of 8 white authentic Hans Wegner wishbone chairs for Carl Hansen & Son, Denmark.
Designed/launched by whom/when: Designed in 1950 by Hans Wegner for Danish makers Carl Hansen & Son. Still handcrafted today in a process involving 100 steps. Enjoy this video.courtesy Monocle films
Inspiration:The Y or ‘yoke’ back chair was inspired by Ming Dynasty chairs as seen by Hans in images brought home from China by Danish merchants.
Fabrication: Renewable and sustainable Danish beechwood frame, natural white lacquer finish. Woven papercord seat. The durable papercord seat is woven by hand and will aquire a darker patina over time.
Hidden Features: The high quality papercord is sourced from Sweden and is 100% biodegradable and has a light wax protective coating to repel grease.
Design Consigned Stylist: The wishbone in true Scandinavian ‘winter white’ is the perfect solution when you wish to avoid timber clash with your timber table or flooring.
DC Collector: Authentic CH24 originals made in Copenhagen by Carl Hansen & Son. These chairs have had minimal use and still look much like new. Each chair wears a plaque with a unique serial number. RRP$1150 each.
DC Insider: Papercord can be maintained and protected using a traditional natural soap flake and water mix applied lightly with a highly wrung cloth. The waxy soap residue, once dried, provides a natural protective barrier.
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