Saturday, April 13, 2013

Made Of Wood

CH28 Chair

Handmade armchair manufactured in Denmark 1952nd. Stand in solid oak wood,
seat and back in walnut veneer and the armrests in walnut.
Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tonder, Denmark. 
Educated both architect 
and furniture designer, he counts as one of Denmark's most important in the field.
Wegner has designed over 500 chair models and is often called "the chair's champion".
He died in the winter of 2007, but many of his works live on for years to come.

Butterfly Chair

Sori Yanagi designed this stool in 1954. The technique of shaping plywood,
melts beautifully with the oriental feel of the chair.
When you see the shape is the name choice was obvious.
Sori Yanagi was born in 1915 in Tokyo, Japan and is one of the most famous product designers in Japan.
After World War II, he designed many products: furniture, three-wheeled vehicles,
Olympic cauldrons, pedestrian overpasses, etc. 
Butterfly Stool is one of the most famous pieces of furniture and was announced in 1956.

Ginko Chair

The leaves of the Ginko plant, transformed into a chair.
A beautifully bend shell in veneer fastened on a three-legged frame.
Designed by Ernst & Jensen, Anne-Mette Bartolini Jensen and Morten Ernst.
Furniture architects based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Graduated from the Royal danish Academy of Architecture,
departement of furniture and spacial design, 1997-98.