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Easy Chair Ideas

Easy Chair Ideas

The CH25 Chair, commonly known as the Easy Chair, is one of the   lesser known designs by Hans J. Wegner.    The chair perfectly embodies the principles of Scandinavian design.  It’s simple, appealing, functional and made   from sustainable resources.  Therefore,   the armchair can be seen as an archetype of Nordic furniture.


Hans J. Wegner, nicknamed “The Master of the Chair”,   designed the armchair.  It was his   great passion for chair design that eventually made Wegner a legendary figure   in Danish modernism and a world-famous furniture designer.  He created more than 500 chairs, many of   which went into mass production.  His   outstanding work helped establish his home country as the international   market leader for modern design.  The   armchair was one of the first four chairs that Wegner designed especially for   the furniture company Carl Hansen & Søn.    Wegner designed the CH25 in 1950 within the first three weeks of his   collaboration with the Danish manufacturer as a lightweight, sculptural   replacement for the heavy, fully upholstered lounge chairs popular at the   time.  In the same year the armchair   was presented to the public.  Because   of its warm reception, the chair immediately went into mass production and   enjoyed immediate commercial success.    The CH25 has been in production ever since.


The design of the armchair has been reduced to the essentials,   which means that the shape of the chair is very minimalist and pure.  Its design embodies the famous credo of its   creator: “A chair should not have a rear view.  It should be beautiful from all angles and   angles.  “Indeed, with its famous   organic shape, the chair is very appealing and stylish from every angle. Its   design remains true to Wegner’s original sketches and drawings to this day.   Light, attractive and comfortable lounge chair that speaks for itself of   everyday containment. He feels is just as modern today as it was half a   century ago. An excellent example of Wegner’s constant pursuit of organic   simplicity in order to create sculptural beauty, comfort and outstanding   stability. The armchair is further proof that Hans J. Wegner was in relation   to his time was way ahead of the design of wooden furniture. The chair’s   minimalist and no-nonsense appearance may lead one to believe that it is   relatively easy to manufacture, which is very far from the truth. The chair   requires a perfect craftsmanship and a thorough understanding of woodworking   The manufacturing process involves numerous steps that v  by skilled craftsmen to bring this classic   to life.

The chair, whose distinctive shape resembles a deck chair, was   mainly designed to allow comfortable sitting in the lounge.  The high level of comfort is due to the   sloping, generous armrests and the hand-woven seat and backrest.  Approx. 400 meters of paper twine are used   to make it, a permanent replacement for jute that was developed during World   War II.  The cord is available in the   natural color beige or can be painted black.    The slightly curved rear legs as well as the sides of the seat shell   and the backrest are made from one piece of wood.  The front legs of the chair, which support   the seat shell and the armrests, are spanned together with the rectangular   slat.  All four legs are slightly   tapered at the bottom.  The chair uses   high quality natural materials and is designed to last for generations.  It is available in oak in various finishes:   oil, soap, stained black, white oil, lacquer and smoke oil.

The modest yet unmistakable design, combined with the impeccable   quality of craftsmanship, has given the chair a very special place in the   history of interior design.  This   timeless piece of furniture still looks fresh and appealing and is a great,   tasteful addition to any modern interior.

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