Klint firmly believed that long-existing archetypes could and
should inform contemporary design. In developing his Red Chair
Series, he carefully studied several English chair designs,
including the Chippendale, combining elements to create a new
construction with a modern expression and excellent support.
First in the series was the Red Chair Large (1927), designed
especially for the lecture hall at the new Danish Museum of Art and
Design. In 1930, Klint designed the Large Red Chair with Armrests
especially for Danish Prime Minister Thorvald Stauning's office
along with a sofa to fit the grandeur of the historical setting at
the Christiansborg Palace. Klint also developed the Small Red Chair
(1928) and the Medium Red Chair (1933) to fit various tables.
The chair is made of solid wood and features leather seat and