Close Up on Hans Wegner

Close Up on Hans Wegner

Abby Stone
Aug 13, 2008

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Some of our favorites Wegner designs. From left to right, top to bottom: Wishbone, Valet, Peacock, Teddy bear, Ox, Daybed 268, Shell
Yesterday, Rebecca noted that DWR's got bios of 101 of design's rock stars up on its website. One of our favorites is Hans Wegner. From a favorite small sofa at a friend's house that turned out to be his, to the Wishbone and Papa Bear chairs, we'd love a large home just so that we could incorporate a few of his pieces without our home looking like a furniture showroom. Here's a look at some of his iconic products as seen in recent posts and house tours...

Best of Three: Hans Wegner Side Chairs, email from 6.25.08

Mixing Authentic Pieces with Knockoffs

High and Low: Wishbone Chair

Learning to Trust Your Instinct

Han's Wegner's Round Chair Slinks

Elise and Darren's Modernist Sensibility

[chair images: Architonic, daybed image: Klassic Moderne Mobelkunst; Hans Wegner image: Scandinavian Design]

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