In the previous blog, we showed you a brief background of Arne Jacobsen. So in case you haven’t seen it yet, we recommend you to do it. Now, is time to show you a quick description of each chair he made based on the Danish fundamentals and Mies van der Rohe’s Influences. Let’s continue!
The Egg chair, the striking and iconic piece that we often find standing out in some retro, fancy, or even comedy movies like Zoolander, was designed in 1958 for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. These models were created to be placed specifically in the lobby and offer the user a kind of privacy. It is the absolute leader in projects associated with Danish design. This beautiful and minimal piece has been in production since its launch.
Along with the Egg Chair, Jacobsen designed the Swan Chair for the SAS Royal Hotel. These two masterpieces originated in nothing more and nothing less than … In Jacobsen’s garage at his house in Copenhagen, surprising isn’t it? Since then they have been in production.
Back then, the Swan Chair, with its total absence of straight lines, was a technologically innovative chair.