Hans Jørgensen Wegner, (April 2, 1914 - 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
25.02.2012 [Wall Street Journal] - Evan Lobel, of New York's Lobel Modern, recalled having a set of HansWegner 1950s dining chairs recaned. "The truth is, the caning makes the chair," he said. "It would kill the chair to have it done improperly." John Bausert and his son Sean
21.02.2012 [Houston Chronicle (blog)] - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, shop the Houston Modern Market, featuring fine art, jewelry, architecture and furniture, such as this HansWegner Flag Halyard Lounge Chair, $14900, at Metro Retro, 2215 Washington Ave., 713-473-3030
22.02.2012 [Retro To Go] - So the Knoll Eero Saarinen dining table at 50 per cent off has a defective screw and the black leather HansWegnerchair 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
27.02.2012 [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 HansWegner original, was selling for the astronomical price of $13900. retroglass . jpg.
23.02.2012 [Curbed National (blog)] - "I combined a HansWegner 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