How to make a Fritz Hansen’s Series 7 chair

I have posted about chairs many times over but it is the defining moment for most designers… to try their hand to such a challenging object. It is not as simple as a vase which needs to perform but stay in shape, or a lamp which has to look beautiful both on and off; a chair on the other hand has to perform as an object and be comfortable to sit in, often for long periods of time… and then last for years.


It is no wonder that few chairs make it into the history books but Arne Jacobsen’s Series 7 has done so it is no wonder that Fritz Hansen took time to capture it’s beauty in film…

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Having worked in design for the past decade, Daniel started as a discussion of timeless, modernist product design. Trained as a graphic designer, he also has an avid interest in typography. You can follow him on Twitter @ateliertally.

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