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PP Møblerwill launch the three legged saddle stool Sela designed by Brazilian woodworking artist Ricardo Graham Ferreiraat the Selvini showroom upon the occasion of the MilanoSalone Del Mobile2018. Awarded for its use of alternative wood types of Brazil in 2015, until now Sela has been hand-carved by Ricardo in his studio workshop close to Rio de Janeiro using tropical hardwood. The new partnership with PP Møbler of Denmark, makers of the iconic fine craft´s collection by Hans J. Wegner, allows Sela to reach a new audience, made in variations of woods native to the Nordic forests. Lire la suite…

 

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Iconic danish company PP Mobler will be part of Matter of Perception exhibition at Palazzo Litta from 14 to 19 april. A selection of chairs by Hans Wegner will be on show as an astonishing craftmanship demonstration of this famous workshop. A  brand new version of the Pot chair by Nana & Jørgen Ditzel will also be relaunched during this event organised by DAMN and Mosca Partners.  The Pot Chair was designed by Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel in 1953. It submits to simple and concluded shapes and enfolds the seated person with generous upholstery. Circular curves forms a three-dimensional object with a gentle dynamic that makes it beautiful and inviting from all angles. Lire la suite…

 

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Since Napoleon did it… Following last year’s extraordinary success, Mosca Partners and DAMN° have joined forces to occupy Palazzo Litta during Milan Design Week, along with some of the main international players on the design stage. One of the most anticipated events in the busy Fuorisalone programme will take place at Quartiere 5 VIE in Corso Magenta 24, at Palazzo Litta, a fascinating example of Lombard Baroque architecture in the city centre. Inside the palace, Mosca Partners and DAMN° are assembling a selection architects, designers, and corporate partners, to express themselves under one theme: Materials. A Matter of Perception, which is all about the origin of concepts; how materials affect and define an object or an idea, with the purpose of looking at things in everyday life in a different way. Lire la suite…

 

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Before discovering the exciting PP Mobler relaunch of the Pot chair by Nanna and Jørgen Ditzel next month at Stockholm furniture fair, here is a look back to the pp112 designed in 1978 by Hans Wegner for PP. p112 is a hybrid design comprising features from Wegner’s series of Chinese chairs and his many attempts at creating a modern version of the British Windsor Chair. Consequently this easy chair is light and elegant, and it is a brilliant example of Wegner’s insistence on traditional simplicity in both construction and design. Lire la suite…

 

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More than 50 years before the Konstantin Grcic’s Chair One and his facets design, the Flag Halyard Chair by Hans J. Wegner designed in 1950 is truly one of a kind. Made of solid stainless steel, 240 meters specially developed flag line and a long-haired sheep skin it is the ultimate relaxing luxury manufactured by PP Mobler ! ”We must be careful that everything doesn’t get so dreadfully serious. We must play – but we must play in a serious way !” – Hans J. Wegner. Lire la suite…

 

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Great luxury sometimes comes in small packages. This is one of Wegner’s smallest chairs produced by PP Mobler, but it is an amazing work of art. Designed in 1952 the Cow Horn Chair is the immediate follow up on the breakthrough of Wegner’s career, pp501/pp503 The Chair, and the continuity in shape and philosophy is obvious. But serving a different purpose, Wegner created a chair that was to play an important role in the development of his future work. Lire la suite…

 

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For the celebration of Hans J. Wegner‘s 100th Anniversary, PP Møbler just relaunched 4 exclusive chairs in Milan at the MC Selvini showroom from 8th to 13th april. The Original Round Chair will come in a limited edition of 100 in ash and 100 in oak (Wegner’s favorite wood). The Tub Chair was definitely a unique fusion where Wegner emerged the new moulding plywood technique with upholstery and traditional wood work in solid wood. The Hammock Chair is a remarkable sculpture made to offer a tangible relaxing experience creating the resemblance of a hammock in a reclining chair. The Upholstered Peacock Chair is, as the name implies, an upholstered interpretation of the pp550 Peacock Chair from 1947, one of Wegner’s all time classics and one of his personally most beloved designs. Lire la suite…

 

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For the celebration of Hans Wegner‘s 100th Anniversary, PP Mobler will launch 3 exclusive chairs in Milan at the MC Selvini showroom. The Tub Chair is the very first one PP Mobler will present as a preview of the Milan show from 8th to 13th april. The Tub chair was definitely a unique fusion where Wegner emerged the new moulding plywood technique with upholstery and traditional wood work in solid wood even adding an angle adjustment mechanism for the back. There is no doubt that the complexity of this design is a brilliant example of the bold and pioneering experiments that Wegner conducted throughout his life, this from 1954 being one of the earliest and the Circle Chair from 1986 being the latest of that kind. Lire la suite…

 

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More than 50 years before the Konstantin Grcic’s Chair One and his facets design, the Flag Halyard Chair by Hans J. Wegner designed in 1950 is truly one of a kind. Made of solid stainless steel, 240 meters specially developed flag line and a long-haired sheep skin it is the ultimate relaxing luxury! ”We must be careful that everything doesn’t get so dreadfully serious. We must play – but we must play in a serious way!” – Hans J. Wegner
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“If only you could design just one good chair in your life . . . But you simply cannot.” Hans J. Wegner, 1952. The exhibition “Wegner : just one good chair”, opening on the 3rd of April 2014, marks the 100-year anniversary of Hans J. Wegner’s birth.  Wegner (1914-2007) was one of history’s most prolific designers. In 1949 he created the design that the Americans called ‘The Chair’. The perfect chair – but he continued designing new ones nonetheless, producing a total of over 500. He was referred to as ‘The King of Chairs’ – or just the ‘Chair Maker’. His furniture paved the way for Danish Design’s international breakthrough in the years after World War II, and he was to become a leading figure in Organic Modernism. Lire la suite…

 
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