Références

Produit:
pp503 | The Chair
Famille:
pp501/503 | The Chair
Fabricant:
PP Møbler
Designer:
Hans J. Wegner
ID d'Architonic:
1002888
Pays:
Danemark
Année de lancement :
1949
Groupes:
Sièges-Chaises
Chaises de b...-Sièges visiteurs/d'appoint
Conférence/Réuni...-Siegès de conference
Espace d'attente/Loung...-Chaises d'attente
Sièges de collect...-Chaises de restaurant
Gastronomie-Chaises de restaurant
Mobilier d'église-Chaises d'église

Famille de produit

Caractéristiques

PP Møbler resumed the production of this elegant design icon in 1993. 'The Round One' as Wegner referred to it with his usual provincial modesty, is perhaps the most famous Danish piece of furniture of them all - which says a bit.

Already a year after the production of this chair startet at Johannes Hansen Møbelsnedkeri A/S, it was noticed by the American magazine for design and architecture, 'Interiors'. This turned out to be the beginning of Danish design's great international breakthrough. Yet, Wegner remained rather unimpressed with his own creation 'They could have made this hundreds of years ago - nothing new here' he uttered at several occasions, referring to the basically very traditional construction.

PP 503 was designed in 1950 and differs from PP 501 by its upholstered seat. PP Møbler's contribution to The Chair has been to improve it in several respects, securing an even longer life of The Chair.