The Hans J. Wegner Teddy Bear Chair really is a gem. The armrests resemble big bear paws ready to embrace you and make you feel loved. The Teddy Bear chair is one of Danish Wegner's most celebrated designs and is exceptionally comfortable, whilst preserving all the streamlined qualities of a mid century design. The STIN reproduction keeps to the original design, comes in either cashmere or leather and is available in a variety of colours.
Having designed over 500 chairs in his lifetime, Hans J. Wegner is one of the 20th century's most prolific creators of iconic chairs. The Teddy Bear chair is amongst them and is a prime example of Wegner's love of what he termed 'Organic Functionality'. Designed in 1951, it wasn't until later that year when a critic was reviewing the chair that the 'Teddy Bear' name was coined, referring to its shape and look. Since then the chair has always been referred to by this name. Among Wegner's classic you also find the iconic Y Chair, The Chair and the CH23 Chair.
Danish furniture designer, Hans J. Wegner was a pioneer of Organic Functionality, which seamlessly merged natural shapes with practical applications. His designs significantly contribute to the international popularity of mid-century Danish design. In his lifetime he designed over 500 different chairs, over 100 of which were put into mass production and many became design icons. His most iconic designs include the Y Chair, the CH07 Lounge Chair, the Ox Chair, the Style Hoop Chair, The Chair and the Wing Chair.
"A chair is to have no backside. It should be beautiful from all sides and angles."
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