Arne Jacobsen

Danish architect and designer, internationally known for his vast contribution to architectural functionalism and his simple yet effective chair designs. His Series 7 chair is one of the finest examples of timeless design and has become the most sold chair in design history.

Made in 1955 this pressure moulded veneer chair was a development of his 1952 Ant Chair, originally designed to be three-legged. Initially, an architect, his interest in furniture design peaked in the 1950’s when he produced his most iconic pieces in collaboration with the design company Fritz Hansen.

The Egg Chair and Swan were used in his designs for the Royal Hotel in his hometown of Copenhagen. Jacobsen is known for his elegant sense of proportion and, in the words of R. Craig Miller, author of “Design 1935-1989, his work “is an important and original contribution both to modernism and to the specific place Denmark and the Scandinavian countries have in the modern movement.”

Arne Jacobsen


Products Designed by Arne Jacobsen

Grand Prix™

The Grand Prix™ is another evolution of a chair in a range of recognisable designs by Arne Jacobsen. With a unique the chair was original known as the 3130 much...

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Series 7™

Model 3107 or more commonly know the Series 7™ Chair is said to be the most sold chair in all of furniture. It is considered to be the most copied...

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Swan™

Originally Designed for Radisson SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1958 along with the Egg chair the Swan™ chair is one of the most famous furniture design pieces by Arne...

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