This is a chair all of us, design lovers, are familiar with. Wegner Shell Chair is one of Hans Wegner’s most iconic creations and a must-have in any modern environment. To celebrate its 50th year anniversary, a limited edition of this legendary lounge chair was released, one that goes back to the original design with a seat and back made of oil-treated teak, with upholstery using rare and exclusive red Niger goat hide. Discover more about the Shell Chair by Hans J. Wegner.
Wegner Shell Chairs achieve their floating lightness thanks to wing-like lines and arching curves of a three-legged design. Hans Wegner first drew up the CH07 Shell Chair in 1963. In the 1990’s the “smiling chair”, as it is also known, was re-released.
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Hans J. Wegner is a master of Danish design, having many internationally recognized classics, such as the Wishbone Chair and the Wegner Wing Chair. Comfort and ergonomics guided all Wegner’s work. To the designer, a chair isn’t just a piece of furniture, but a work of art made to support the human form.
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CH07 Shell Chair is limited to 150 pieces worldwide each carrying a sterling silver plate with its special edition number , and costs £3,384. This is a must have in any interior mid-century modern interiors.
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