Black Edition CH07 Shell ChairDuring the Black Edition Campaign, a selection of Carl Hansen & Son’s classic designs will be available for a special price until 30th November 2016.
When Hans J. Wegner unveiled his Shell chair in 1963, some critics loved the avant-garde design, but the general public was reluctant to accept the chair’s bold and different look.
A few decades later the Shell chair was reintroduced and it immediately won several design awards and broad public admiration. The design’s floating lightness is achieved through its wing-like lines and the arches of its tapered, laminated legs. The curved shells of the chair’s signature seat and back are crafted from compression molded veneer and upholstered. A three-legged construction with the front legs formed out of one piece of veneer and the back leg from another – providing great stability.
Black Edition available in lacquered Beech frame with Carl Hansen's Thor leather in black; or lacquered Oak frame with Carl Hansen's Thor leather in black or Mourne Textiles in Charcoal Grey, Mid Grey or Silver Grey.
Width 92 cm x Depth 83 cm x Height 74 cm. Seat height 35 cm
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