A Sense Of Colour. New 2020 Colours From Fritz Hansen
Exciting news from Fritz Hansen this month, with the introduction of 16 new colours for iconic Arne Jacobsen seating, created by Fritz Hansen in collaboration with visionary editor, design curator and gallerist Carla Sozzani. ‘A Sense of Colour’ is a new 2020 colour palette for the Series 7™, Ant™ and Grand Prix™ chairs, designed to elevate interior spaces with iconic sophistication and individual expression.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen, the Series 7™, Ant™ and Grand Prix™ chairs represent the core of the Fritz Hansen design DNA and are probably the most recognized and successful plywood chairs in the world. Their design is emotional and unique, and they become even more expressive when they are coloured. Fritz Hansen refer to this as ‘A Sense of Colour‘ – the emotive quality after which the new 2020 colour palette was named.
‘We began the colour selection on this project by having workshops with Carla Sozzani at her studio where we, from a vast number of colours, curated a unique palette. One of the primary goals were to create a collection united by a warm tone, a red thread so to speak. This was achieved by every colour having a splash of red.’
Fritz Hansen Head of Design, Christian Andresen.
This unique palette is imbued with subtle warmth and a feeling of harmony, and features the following colours: Wild Rose, White, Venetian Red, True Yellow, Paradise Orange, Pale Rose, Olive Green, Nine Grey, Midnight Blue, Light Beige, Lavender Blue, Evergreen, Dusk Blue, Deep Clay, Burnt Yellow and Black.
‘From the dark green and blue of shifting waves and sky, to the pinks and ochres of small shells and a fading seashore in twilight, the palette came naturally as I explored the essence of daylight and its partner: night, to capture the essence of our shared colour harmonies. Any interactions with light and the confrontation of light with darkness causes a deep emotion, and the magnet that draws these two together is colour.’