CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm
CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm

CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm
Carl Hansen & Søn

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Stylish and timeless design.

The CH106 coffee table is part of a series designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1970 – this series combines stability and balance, and proves that Wegner's unique talent was not limited to working with wood. The CH106 coffee table highlights Wegner's continuous journey of discovery with new materials and combinations for beautiful effect – the stainless steel and glass complement each other perfectly with the square top offering a clean and modern aesthetic. The coffee table is also available in a larger, rectangular size – the CH108 coffee table. As part of the CH100 Series, these tables crafted in steel and glass provide elegant surfaces for display in a variety of spaces.
  • CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm
  • CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm
  • CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm
  • CH106 Coffee table 95 x 95cm

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Son of a shoe-maker in southern Jutland, Hans Wegner, finished his formal training as a cabinetmaker with master cabinetmaker Stahlberg in 1930 before starting at Teknologisk Institut in Copenhagen. He soon moved to the School of Arts and Crafts in the Danish capital where he became architect in 1938, and started teaching in 1946.

In 1940 he joined Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller in Arhus, to design the furniture for the new Arhus city hall. He started to work with 'minister' cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen in 1940 and showed his first furniture in the famous Hansen store on Bredgade 65 in 1941. Johannes Hansen was more than twice as old as the 26 year old Wegner but the unique collaboration between the two became the undisputed backbone of Danish furniture design and the main reason for it's world wide recognition in the fifties and sixties. The Copenhagen Museum of Art and Industry acquired the first Wegner chair in 1942.

In 1943 he started his own design office and 1 year later designed the first of a long series of 'chinese' chairs inspired by portraits of Danish merchants sitting in Ming chairs for Fritz Hansen. In 1950 Wegner designed the “Wishbone Chair” produced by Carl Hansen & Søn in Odense which became the most successful of all Wegner chairs. Most well known for it’s use by Kennedy and Nixon in their famous CBS TV debate of 1960.

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