The Shell Chair Creator: Interesting Facts About Hans J. Wegner

One of the fathers of Sacadivian style, Danish furniture influence, the Shell chair creator, all these titles and more is how Hans J. Wegner has been recognized through all years. Today, we are going to show a few interesting facts about this amazing Danish artist. In this way, we hope to pay some tribute to his incredible contributions to furniture design in general. let’s begin!

  1. Since he was a child he showed interest in wood carving

Hans was born in Tonder in 1974, he used to frequently visit museums to get some inspiration from its statues. Years passed and then, thanks to the museum inspiration he intend to combine his love for wood carving and fascination for sculptures.

  1. He is often related to iconic designers

As he is one of the pioneers of Scandinavian style, he is often related to the amazing designer just to mention a few; Arne Jacobsen, Børge Mogensen, Finn Juhl, and Poul Kjaerholm

  1. He created the Shell chair

The Shell chair is by far one of his most famous creations due to the aerodynamic and artistic features the chairs are made of.

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