The Shell Chair in…Venezuela

Did Hans Wegner ever think that its famed chairs would be worldwide icons? Maybe today he would show some surprise on how global certain models of its collection turned to be.

That is the case of the Shell Chair, now selling in so improbable places like Venezuela. On the web of the only nationwide department store, you can see Hans Wegner’s Shell Chair (replica) at the sofas and chairs section. And you can see that most of the furniture catalog of the department store is Mid Century Modern stylish.

This is a sample of how standardized and popular Mid Century Modern furniture is right now, and how design pieces like the Shell Chair can penetrate any market. Nothing bad for a chair designed almost 60 years ago. Either in original or replicas, the always growing trend of Mid Century Modern keeps gaining fans, through its staple design classics like the Shell Chair or the Barcelona Chair.

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