FH429 Signature Chair
Designed by Frits Henningsen.
The FH429 Signature Chair was designed by Frits Henningsen, a cabinetmaker who held his profession to very high standards. Henningsen always manufactured his own designs and often began by creating a small model – in this case, using modeling clay and toothpicks. The frame was then made in his Copenhagen workshop, undergoing months of testing and adjustments before Henningsen was content.
After the lounge chair was completed in 1954, fewer than 20 pieces were produced. Carl Hansen & Søn reintroduced the design in 2015. The matching FH430 footstool is available separately for added comfort.
Frame available in Oak or Walnut in a variety of finishes.
**Oak has a clearly visible wood structure when painted and is available only in Black.
Upholstery made to order in a wide choice of leather types and colours (see a list under ‘Details’).
Carl Hansen & Søn use premium quality Ash, beech, mahogany, oak, teak, and walnut. Finishes available are Soap, clear lacquer, oil, white 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.
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, natural surface) - click to view
Saddle - click to view
Width 67 cm × Depth 89 cm × Height 102 cm. Seat height 41 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.