We at Stin.com love this stool! A great accompaniment to the Teddy Bear Chair, the stool offers maximum comfort, allowing you to rest in style. A critic reviewed the matching chair in 1951 and named it the Teddy Bear chair due to it's design and thereafter the chair was always referred to as the Teddy Bear. The Teddy Bear chair is one of Danish Wegner’s most celebrated designs and is exceptionally comfortable whilst retaining all the streamlined qualities of mid century design.
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.
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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