Widely regarded as the first Danish modern design classic, the
Faaborg Chair ushered in a new era for Danish design, creating a
foundation for the Danish Modern phenomenon that emerged onto the
global stage in the 1950s.
The young Klint meticulously considered every aspect of the
Faaborg Chair to ensure it fulfilled its intended function,
arriving at a light and portable solution that allowed museum
visitors to position the chair before artworks they wished to study
in greater detail.
The Faaborg Chair's unadorned design and the unity between its
structure, materials and function set it apart from its
predecessors while showcasing Klint's traditional design values and
The chair is crafted from solid wood and features handwoven
French canework on the rounded backrest.