PK1 Chair Papercord Weave by Carl Hansen & Søn

PK1 Chair Papercord Weave

Carl Hansen & Søn

Designed by Poul Kjaerholm. The light, elegant and comfortable PK1 was designed in 1955 and was manufactured by Carl Hansen & Søn since 2017. Now it is relaunched for 2023 with new and durable FSC-certified woven paper cord; a natural material that achieves a beautiful patina over time.
Designer Poul Kjærholm had a penchant for working with steel, preferably in combination with organic materials, to add softness and comfort to a minimal design. This new variant combines Kjærholm’s great knowledge of steel and Carl Hansen & Søn’s more than a 70-year’s expertise with woven paper cord.

It takes a skilled craftsmen 15 hours and 180 meters of paper cord to weave the seat on the PK1. The chair stacks up to 4 pieces, suitable for both private and public use.


Frame: Stainless steel or black powder-coated steel.
Seat/back: woven FSC-certified natural papercord
Felt-glides are always included and packaged in a separate bag - hard or felt version.

W50.5 × H77 × D51.5 cm. Seat height: 47 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.