CH88T | chair

This variant: Smoked oak, Lacquer, Stainless steel
By Hans J. Wegner

The CH88T chair is an example of Hans J. Wegner’s experimental nature – an artful fusion of wood and steel, the versatile CH88T chair epitomizes Wegner’s playful approach to working with diverse materials.


This variant: Smoked oak, Lacquer, Stainless steel
 

By Hans J. Wegner

The CH88T chair is an example of Hans J. Wegner’s experimental nature – an artful fusion of wood and steel, the versatile CH88T chair epitomizes Wegner’s playful approach to working with diverse materials.

An experimental blend of diverse materials

Although known for his work in wood, Hans J. Wegner often explored the limits and potential of other materials. The CH88T dining chair is one such example. The CH88T was initially developed by Wegner as a prototype with colored legs. It was displayed at the international Helsingborg Exhibition in Sweden in 1955. A few decades later, Carl Hansen & Søn brought the design into full production in celebration of Wegner’s 2014 centennial. The CH88T is versatile, elegant and functional. Its convenient stackable design seamlessly joins wood and industrial steel, showcasing Wegner’s skill in softening minimalist forms. The steel frame supports a curved, oval wooden seat and steam-bent wooden backrest with upturned ends forming a natural resting place for arms. The CH88T chair is available in beech, oak and smoked oak in a range of finishes. The frame is available in stainless steel, chrome and powder coating. In the CH88P version, leather or textile upholstery are seat options.
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Inspiration

The CH88T chair by Hans J. Wegner shows his desire to experiment with materials and forms. A vibrant mix of materials and colors that add life to any space.
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Hans J. Wegner

Designer
Among Danish furniture designers, Hans J. Wegner is considered one of the most creative, innovative and prolific. Often referred to as the master of the chair, Wegner designed more than 500 chairs in his lifetime – many of them considered masterpieces. He is probably best known for his iconic Wishbone Chair which has been in continuous production since 1950. The core of Wegner’s legacy is his focus on bringing the inner workings – the soul – of the furniture to the exterior, where the simplicity and functionality can be appreciated.
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CH88T Revit files | ZIP
CH88T 2D Drawings | ZIP

Danish design

Authentic experience

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When you choose a Carl Hansen & Søn product, you gain more than just a piece of furniture. You become part of a proud tradition of distinctive and beautiful craftsmanship, where nothing has been left to chance. The world’s largest manufacturer of furniture designed by Hans J. Wegner, we also produce works by renowned design masters such as Arne Jacobsen, Børge Mogensen, Ole Wanscher, Kaare Klint, Poul Kjærholm, Mogens Koch, Bodil Kjær and Tadao Ando. Carl Hansen & Søn represents over 100 years of Danish design history and our furniture is sold all over the world.  

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