CH110 - Desk with drawers
CH110 - Desk with drawers
CH110 - Desk with drawers
CH110 - Desk with drawers
CH110 - Desk with drawers
CH110 - Desk with drawers

CH110 - Desk with drawers
Carl Hansen & Søn

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A distinctive design with intricate details

In the CH110 desk, Wegner illustrates another side of his talent for furniture design in the gathering of the table top, rails and two slender drawers into one large veneered element, resting upon two slim supporting legs in stainless flat steel. The drawers are equipped with delicate, distinctive handles in stainless steel and finished with dovetail joints. Each one is practically divided with one equipped with a small tray with a rounded bottom intended for storing small, precious things. The CH110 desk was created in 1970 as a part of Wegner’s CH100 Series, which was relaunched in 2008 in celebration of Carl Hansen & Søn’s 100th anniversary.
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers
  • CH110 - Desk with drawers

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Son of a shoe-maker in southern Jutland, Hans Wegner, finished his formal training as a cabinetmaker with master cabinetmaker Stahlberg in 1930 before starting at Teknologisk Institut in Copenhagen. He soon moved to the School of Arts and Crafts in the Danish capital where he became architect in 1938, and started teaching in 1946.

In 1940 he joined Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller in Arhus, to design the furniture for the new Arhus city hall. He started to work with 'minister' cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen in 1940 and showed his first furniture in the famous Hansen store on Bredgade 65 in 1941. Johannes Hansen was more than twice as old as the 26 year old Wegner but the unique collaboration between the two became the undisputed backbone of Danish furniture design and the main reason for it's world wide recognition in the fifties and sixties. The Copenhagen Museum of Art and Industry acquired the first Wegner chair in 1942.

In 1943 he started his own design office and 1 year later designed the first of a long series of 'chinese' chairs inspired by portraits of Danish merchants sitting in Ming chairs for Fritz Hansen. In 1950 Wegner designed the “Wishbone Chair” produced by Carl Hansen & Søn in Odense which became the most successful of all Wegner chairs. Most well known for it’s use by Kennedy and Nixon in their famous CBS TV debate of 1960.

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