The golden age of the easiest chair

Danish designers are popular around the globe for his or her gorgeous and useful chairs. This considerable new e-book tells the whole tale of the Danish chairs that have been created throughout the 20 th century.

The Danish Chair: An World Affair is dependent round chair varieties and illustrates how the “golden age” of Danish furnishings layout used to be pushed by means of the look at and refinement of ancient furnishings varieties, together with chairs from in another country that served as necessary assets of suggestion. It strains the circle of relatives members of the family among the chairs and displays how they motivated each and every different in relation to detailing, building and idea.

Design used to be the cultural phenomenon that placed Denmark on the global map within the mid-twentieth century. The World logo of Danish layout arose in 1949 while American newshounds started to jot down concerning the Danish furnishings on the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild exhibition. This used to be no longer most effective the start of the most important export chance however used to be additionally taken up as a problem by means of Danish designers, who turned into global-popular for his or her obsession with growing the easiest chair. Outstanding figures akin to Hans J. Wegner, Arne Jacobsen, Børge Mogensen, Finn Juhl and Poul Kjærholm have been repeatedly looking for to refine present chair varieties, and the chair turned into the touchstone, the real degree of the clothier’s talent.

The Danish Chair is a extremely visible advent to the Danish chair of the 20 th century. It’s in response to an everlasting exhibition of the similar title that opened at Designmuseum Danmark in 2016 and written by means of the museum’s head of reveals and collections, Christian Holmsted Olesen.