CH162 | sofa

This variant: Walnut, Oil, Leather Sif 98
By Hans J. Wegner

The CH162 sofa was designed by Hans J. Wegner. This two-seater design merged new ideas for comfort with Wegner’s signature emphasis on making the structural elements visible – with impeccable results.


This variant: Walnut, Oil, Leather Sif 98
 

By Hans J. Wegner

The CH162 sofa was designed by Hans J. Wegner. This two-seater design merged new ideas for comfort with Wegner’s signature emphasis on making the structural elements visible – with impeccable results.

Unique design and luxurious comfort

Hans J. Wegner designed the CH162 sofa in 1965 and it was relaunched in 2013 when Carl Hansen & Søn discovered the design in Wegner’s vast archives. Wegner’s great attention to detail is visible throughout, as is his ability to transform functionally necessary elements into unique, essential aspects of the design. The two-seater sofa is built upon a solid wood frame, its vertical and horizontal lines softened by upholstered cushions. Using down in sofas – a brand new idea at the time – enabled Wegner to add exceptional comfort into a fairly geometric form. The enlarged wooden plugs in the armrests artfully conceal screws that simplify re-upholstering, while also bringing attention to the elegant frame construction. The sofa is available as the two-seater CH162 and the three-seater CH163.
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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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Materials

Downloads

CH162 3D Drawings | ZIP
CH162 2D Drawings | ZIP

Danish design

Authentic experience

5 years warranty

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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