CH07 Shell Chair
Designed by Hans J Wegner.
The CH07 Shell Chair was created in 1963, but the design was ahead of its time and therefore has patiently waited for the spotlight for a number of decades. Today, it is considered one of Hans J. Wegner’s most iconic and groundbreaking designs.
The design’s floating lightness is achieved through its wing-like seat and curved backrest held by a frame with three arched legs. The chair’s signature seat and backrest are created from upholstered form-pressed veneer, cradling the user in generous comfort.
Frame available in Beech, Oak or Walnut in a variety of finishes.
**Oak has a clearly visible wood structure when painted and is available only in Black. Beech has minimal structure when painted and is available in all CHS colours - see options here.
Upholstery made to order in a wide choice of fabric types and colours (see a list under ‘Details’). Fabrics are priced in ‘Groups’. Simply select the appropriate price Group and then add a note of your fabric choice at checkout or email us.
Carl Hansen & Søn use premium quality Ash, beech, mahogany, oak, teak, and walnut. Finishes available are Soap, clear lacquer, oil, white oil, or smoked oil.
Wood is a natural material and may vary depending on the environment - walnut and teak can vary considerably in tone and pattern even within the same log.
Foam seat pad in a range of upholstery options - see below for details.
Canvas - click to view
Mood - click to view
Capture - click to view
Clara - click to view
Remix - click to view
Molly - click to view
Re-Wool - click to view
Hallingdal - click to view
Fiord - click to view
Divina Melange - click to view
Loke (buffed, printed, resistant finish) - click to view
Thor (natural grain, semi-aniline, resistant finish) - click to view
Sif or Cowhide (full grain, pure aniline, naked and natural surface) - click to view
Saddle - click to view
Width 92 cm × Depth 83 cm × Height 74 cm. Seat height 35 cm
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Carl Hansen & Søn
Carl Hansen opened his furniture workshop in Denmark in 1908 and soon became known for the high quality of his work. From one off production the company gradually began to produce small series of its most popular pieces. This combination of hand craftsmanship and rational series production soon became the firm's hallmark - and continues to set it apart today.
Carl Hansen & Søn is the largest manufacturer of furniture designed by Hans J. Wegner and also produces outstanding furniture classics by some of Denmark's most influential architects such as Mogens Koch, Kaare Klint and Ole Wanscher.
True to its founding values, it is Carl Hansen & Søn's ambition to make furniture of the highest quality and beauty with respect for sustainable design, materials and more than 100 years tradition of craftsmanship.