Image Of The Month - January 2000
Jacobsen Swan Chair
From the Fritz Hansen website, this is an image of Arne Jacobsen's famous swan chair. It also comes in a couch shape, and it's got a construction similar to his egg chair (not to be confused with Eero Saarinen's egg chair, which actually looks like a big white spheroid). See the photo below of Jacobsen, another great Dane in the mid-century international design scene. He was an architect by trade, having studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Arts. He died in 1971.
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