PP Møbler

Item: pp56/pp66, THE CHINESE CHAIR, 1945

Designer: Hans J. Wegner

At Kunsthandvaerkets Spring Exhibition in 1943, Wegner presented his first version of a chair inspired by an old Chinese chair, which he had seen at the Danish Museum of Industrial Arts. Since then, more versions have appeared.

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PP Møbler - pp56/pp66, THE CHINESE CHAIR, 1945

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PP Møbler - At Kunsthandvaerkets Spring Exhibition in 1943, Wegner presented his first version of a chair inspired by an old Chinese chair, which he had seen at the Danish Museum of Industrial Arts. Since then, more versions have appeared. PP Møbler - 'The Round One' as Wegner referred to it with his usual provincial modesty, is perhaps the most famous Danish piece of furniture of them all - which says a bit.PP Møbler - The chair was designed in 1952 by Hans J. Wegner for Johannes Hansen's Workshop. PP Møbler resumed production in 1991. PP Møbler - Fun often plays a major part in Wegner's work. And this is perhaps most obvious in The Valet Chair. The chair was conceived in 1953 after a long talk with Professor of Architecture Steen Eiler Rasmussen and designer Bo Bojesen about the problems in folding clothes in the most practical manner at bedtime.PP Møbler - Wegner designed the office chair pp502 in 1955 for Johannes Hansen Møbelsnedkeri A/S. PP Møbler resumed production in 1991.PP Møbler - The Bull Chair was designed in 1961 by Hans J. Wegner for Johannes Hansen Møbelsnedkeri A/S. PP Møbler resumed the production of the chair, pp518 in 1991.PP Møbler - pp701 is an elegant dining room chair designed in 1965 by Hans J. Wegner. The impressive combination of steel pipes, wood and upholstered seat provides the chair with an almost transparent appearence.PP Møbler - At the end of the 60s, Wegner designed two prototypes, which were further developed by PP Møbler. Wegner offered the workshop to produce the prototypes if they were interested. Nevertheless, Master of Crafts Ejnar Pedersen was most fond of one of the chairs due to its back and legs. Consequently, this chair, pp203 went into production in 1969 while the other chair went to Getama. pp203 was the first full step in the long cooperation between PP Møbler and Wegner.PP Møbler - This chair was designed by Hans J. Wegner for PP Møbler in 1975. The chair had been ordered for the DFDS ferries and were the biggest total order ever received by PP Møbler.PP Møbler - Wegner designed pp58/pp68 for PP Møbler in 1987. It is Wegner's last actual dining room chair and it is therefore the outcome of a whole life's experience in designing chairs.PP Møbler - Wegner designed this chair for PP Møbler in 1990. The Conference Chair is a very elegant chair which offers an excellent comfort to the user even after many hours.PP Møbler - When Finn Juhl first saw this chair he immediately noticed its characteristic back and named it The Peacock Chair - a name which stuck with the chair. Despite the chair's almost postmodern design, it was actually manufactured as far back as 1947.