Hans Jorgen Wegner, Danish furniture designer designed sculpturally elegant yet functional chairs, each of which epitomized the beauty and superb craftsmanship of the Danish Modern style. Wegner created his first chair in while serving as an apprentice cabinetmaker. He designed (1940–42) ...
Hans Jørgensen Wegner, (April 2, January 26, 2007), was a world renowned Danish furniture designer. His high quality and thoughtful work, along with a concerted effort from several of his manufacturers, Bernsen,Hans J. Wegner;2001 contributed to the international popularity of mid-century Danish design. His style is often described as Organic Functionality, a modernist school with emphasis on functionality. This school of thought arose primarily in Scandinavian countries with contributions by Poul Henningsen, Alvar Aalto, and Arne Jacobsen. In his lifetime he designed over 500 different chairs, over 100 of which were put into mass production and many of which have become recognizable design icons. Hollingsworth, Danish Modern;2008
[ArtfixDaily (blog)] - Mid-century exhibitors include Boston's Machine Age, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, featuring works by Hans Wegner, Paul Evans, and other notable designers. Joining the show this year is BG Galleries, with showrooms in Hingham, Massachusetts and
[Il Sole 24 Ore] - Molti si chiederanno cosa ci sia ancora da inventare intorno al prodotto sedia: la risposta la lasciamo ad Hans Wegner, il leggendario architetto danese scomparso nel a 93 anni, dalla cui matita nacquero alcuni tra i modelli più celebri del
[Houston Chronicle (blog)] - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, shop the Houston Modern Market, featuring fine art, jewelry, architecture and furniture, such as this Hans Wegner Flag Halyard Lounge Chair, $14900, at Metro Retro, Washington Ave.,
[Retro To Go] - So the Knoll Eero Saarinen dining table at 50 per cent off has a defective screw and the black leather Hans Wegner chair pictured above has a small tear - but is 35 per cent off. Although saying that, the classic Eames chair and stool at 30 per cent
[Houston Press (blog)] you wish you were drinking a Manhattan at that very moment. Another highlight of the market was a brilliant turquoise "Papa Bear" chair and ottoman. The set, a Hans Wegner original, was selling for the astronomical price of $ retroglass . jpg.
[Curbed National (blog)] - "I combined a Hans Wegner Ox chair with a vintage '50s Danish sofa," Haenisch says. "Objects from different eras create great vignettes within a home and the pieces themselves are interesting conversation starters. The final look is stunning yet