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PP 501 (and PP503 for the upholstered version) by PP Mobler or ‘The Round One’ as Wegner referred to it with his usual provincial modesty, is one of the most famous Danish pieces of furniture – and certainly the most significant and distinct Danish. In it’s own modest and simple way it sums up the very essence of traditional Danish wood working and design philosophy. And it is absolutely the most important work of Hans J. Wegner. Lire la suite…

 

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PP Møbler‘s Swivel Chair by Hans Wegner in 1955 constitutes a cross between the hard steel frame and the soft wood and leather. It is an uncompromising tool with comfort and ergonomics as overriding considerations. In actual fact it is a continuation of the Round Chair, also known as The Chair, which marked a turning point, not just for Wegner but also for Danish Design in general. The top bar, made of solid wood and twisted like a propeller, is separated from the remaining frame and completed at the very limit of what is possible for full ergonomic advantage. Lire la suite…

 

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What is left to do after a long glorious carrier with a long line of design master pieces acknowledged by the whole world and a number of significant awards already achieved? For Hans J. Wegner the answer was obvious: In 1987, 73 years old, he designed the pp58/pp68 as his final basic chair for PP Møbler. Genuine in all aspects – comfortable, practical, strong, durable and affordable, the PP58 is one of the very best chair on the market. Benefitting from a life’s experience within furniture design he was determined to let this particular design be guided by the total learnings of his previous works. Lire la suite…

 
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