CH26 Dining Chair

Designed by:  Hans J. Wegner
Manufactured by:  Carl Hansen & Son

Wegner's CH26 dining chair was designed in 1950 but has never been in production before. The CH26 chair has finally been brought to life in line with Wegner's original sketch. Its curved organic shapes and exceptional craftsmanship make it a true Wegner classic. The CH26 dining chair is closely related to the CH22 lounge chair. Both have good ergonomics, a sturdy construction and characteristic curved armrest supports. CH26 serves as both a dining chair and desk chair, and Wegner has taken the table height and chair usage carefully into account in its proportions and construction. CH22 is made of solid wood with a form-pressed veneer back with an organic shape. The chair is available in solid oak and walnut as well as in a combination of these woods with an oak frame and walnut armrest/backrest. The seat is available in natural or black paper cord. Manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son.

Designed in 1950.

23.3" W, 20.4" D, 79.8" H
Seat height: 17.5"

$1,350.00
Designed by:  Hans J. Wegner
Manufactured by:  Carl Hansen & Son

Wegner's CH26 dining chair was designed in 1950 but has never been in production before. The CH26 chair has finally been brought to life in line with Wegner's original sketch. Its curved organic shapes and exceptional craftsmanship make it a true Wegner classic. The CH26 dining chair is closely related to the CH22 lounge chair. Both have good ergonomics, a sturdy construction and characteristic curved armrest supports. CH26 serves as both a dining chair and desk chair, and Wegner has taken the table height and chair usage carefully into account in its proportions and construction. CH22 is made of solid wood with a form-pressed veneer back with an organic shape. The chair is available in solid oak and walnut as well as in a combination of these woods with an oak frame and walnut armrest/backrest. The seat is available in natural or black paper cord. Manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son.

Designed in 1950.

23.3" W, 20.4" D, 79.8" H
Seat height: 17.5"

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Designed by:  Hans J. Wegner
Manufactured by:  Carl Hansen & Son

Wegner's CH26 dining chair was designed in 1950 but has never been in production before. The CH26 chair has finally been brought to life in line with Wegner's original sketch. Its curved organic shapes and exceptional craftsmanship make it a true Wegner classic. The CH26 dining chair is closely related to the CH22 lounge chair. Both have good ergonomics, a sturdy construction and characteristic curved armrest supports. CH26 serves as both a dining chair and desk chair, and Wegner has taken the table height and chair usage carefully into account in its proportions and construction. CH22 is made of solid wood with a form-pressed veneer back with an organic shape. The chair is available in solid oak and walnut as well as in a combination of these woods with an oak frame and walnut armrest/backrest. The seat is available in natural or black paper cord. Manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son.

Designed in 1950.

23.3" W, 20.4" D, 79.8" H
Seat height: 17.5"

Hans J. Wegner

Danish designer Hans Wegner (1914-2007) was apprenticed to a cabinet maker before studying in Copenhagen at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts and the Architectural Academy. A renowned furniture designer, Wegner is considered one of the significant forces behind the “Danish Modern” movement and helped develop organic functionalism. Some of his key furniture designs include the Chinese Chair, Peacock Chair, and Wishbone Chair. His work has won many awards over the years – the Lunning Prize (1951) and The 8th International Design Award (1997). Hans Wegner's designs have been manufactured by a number of prominent brands including AP Stolen, Andreas Tuck, Getama, Fredericia Stolefabrik, Carl Hansen & Son, Johannes Hansen, Fritz Hansen, and Erik Jorgensen. Though best known for his chair designs, Wegner also created lighting, beds, cabinets, tables, and desks. The designer’s pieces have been included in a number of museums worldwide including New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Munich’s Die Neue Sammlung.