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Shell chair – Lounge Chair by Hans J Wegner

Sometimes called the “smiling chair,” In 1963 one of the most well-known designers in Denmark Hans J. Wegner ,Danish founder of modernism in 1963 presented a rounded ” smiling ” three-legged chair with the official name ” a chair at number CH07″.

The experts highly appreciated this object but customers wasn’t interested in it. So Shell Chair had been disappeared until 1998 while world-famous Danish factory Carl Hansen & Son decided to use new chair textiles and modernize it for sure setting a high cost.

In the conclusion, CH07 became the main  part of the interior of many expensive apartments and houses .
This chair  is well-known because of its  style and comfort. Simple forms, as well as a large variety of colors without doubt the best option for any interior.

Hans J. Wegner is recognized as the most innovative of all Danish furniture designers . He won almost all the major awards,  Lanning prize and Prince Eugen and Denmark Ekersberg medals .

Danish minimalism

Modern interior in the style of minimalism can be characterized as a simulation of space and light with only the most necessary items.The most important part of this style plays  furniture – it’s simple but at the same time very comfortable and functional . Chair is a real embodiment of such furniture .


The furniture in the loft are usually simple and functional , but it must also be unique so the room does not seem dull and empty. The main feature of lost design is a large room , brick wall and large windiws. So, the chair perfectly fits into the concept of a loft design.


There are no any strict restrictions, but this style still has its own characteristic and features. Eclectic style may be described as a room which combines two or three stylistic direction united by a common color scheme , texture, materials and architectural idea. ”Shell Chair” may fill in any room and bring with it the spirit of the Danish minimalism  to diversify eclectic interior.

This post was last modified on December 5, 2017 5:32 pm

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