Carl Hansen & Søn

stories

Stories

Intelligent Design: Brad Ascalon on solutions to the demands of modern life.

Intelligent Design: Brad Ascalon on solutions to the demands of modern life. Study

Brad Ascalon is the American designer behind Carl Hansen & Søn's new Preludia Series. He talks to us here about his approach to design and his respect for the Danish Modern philosophy.

Combining craftsmanship Danish Modern x Modern Denim

Combining craftsmanship Danish Modern x Modern Denim Story

What happens when 'Grand Masters' of denim meet the master craftsmanship of
Carl Hansen & Søn? Discover our newest collaboration: an exciting meeting of minds and the reimagining of iconic Danish Modern Design in the world-famous fabric by Welsh manufacturers
Hiut Denim.

Indoor-Outdoor series by Bodil Kjær

Indoor-Outdoor series by Bodil Kjær News

NEWS 2018: Carl Hansen & Søn is presenting Bodil Kjær's architectural furniture series for both indoor and outdoor use.

Børge Mogensen Hunting Table

Børge Mogensen Hunting Table News

NEWS 2018: Carl Hansen & Søn is presenting Børge Mogensen's elegant Hunting Table, adding the renowned furniture designer to its portfolio of major Danish designers.

Escape the Everyday: The Milan Retreat

Escape the Everyday: The Milan Retreat Story

Carl Hansen & Søn invites you to escape the everyday at our Milan Retreat. A place to awaken our senses and reconnect with the space around us.

Preludia Series

Preludia Series News

NEWS 2018: The versatile Preludia Series of chairs, bar stools, tables and bar tables brings outstanding modern design and craftsmanship to both public and private spaces.

Presenting: Lounge chair & sofa by Hans J. Wegner

Presenting: Lounge chair & sofa by Hans J. Wegner News

NEWS 2018: Carl Hansen & Søn is presenting the elegant and comfortable CH71 lounge chair and CH72 sofa, designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1952.

Kaare Klint Sofa

Kaare Klint Sofa News

NEWS 2018: In 1930, Kaare Klint designed a sofa for the office of Danish Prime Minister Thorvald Stauning. Carl Hansen & Søn is now reviving the elegant design.

2018 Catalog Carl Hansen & Søn

2018 Catalog Carl Hansen & Søn News

Timeless beauty, comfort, craftsmanship, and sustainability are so deeply ingrained in all our furniture works that only sight and touch are required to understand and fall in love with them.
Please enjoy our 2018 Catalog.  

Space & Simplicity - Working with the Wishbone Chair

Space & Simplicity - Working with the Wishbone Chair Study

Through collaboration with leading designers and architects, Carl Hansen & Søn furniture is introduced to spaces and projects around the world. In the second instalment of this series, we take a closer look at how Hans J. Wegner's iconic CH24 Wishbone Chair works across an international spectrum of uses and spaces.

Arne Jacobsen Writing Desk

Arne Jacobsen Writing Desk News

2018 NEWS: Carl Hansen & Søn is now bringing Arne Jacobsen's unique writing desk, the Society Table, into public view. The table was designed in 1952 as a gift for the American-Scandinavian Foundation in New York.

Wicker version of Poul Kjærholm's PK1 chair

Wicker version of Poul Kjærholm's PK1 chair News

2018 NEWS: Carl Hansen & Søn is introducing Poul Kjærholm's light and elegant PK1 chair in a wicker version.

New flagship store in stockholm

New flagship store in stockholm Story

Carl Hansen & Søn has opened a new flagship store at Karlavägen 76 in Stockholm.

The Story of Danish Modern Starts Here

The Story of Danish Modern Starts Here Study

To celebrate the foundations and legacy of Danish Modern, Carl Hansen & Søn brings to life the story of its founding father, Kaare Klint. Knud Erik Hansen, CEO and third generation owner of
Carl Hansen & Søn, and Anne-Louise Sommer, Director of Designmuseum Danmark, discuss Klint's distinctive approach to design, his legacy as the founding father of Danish Modern and Carl Hansen & Søn's mission to preserve the unique history and craftsmanship of his iconic designs.

Furniture design must express the distinctive character of the material

Furniture design must express the distinctive character of the material Study

Early in his career, Poul Kjærholm created a dining chair and two tables which eminently express Kjærholm's sublime ability to create harmony between form and material.

Hans J. Wegner: The First Masterpieces

Hans J. Wegner: The First Masterpieces Story

The remarkable legacy of five chair designs by Hans J. Wegner has shaped the Carl Hansen & Søn philosophy for over 65 years and is a celebration of collaboration and craftsmanship.

Q&A: Harmony & Tactility – Naja Utzon Popov for Carl Hansen & Søn

Q&A: Harmony & Tactility – Naja Utzon Popov for Carl Hansen & Søn Story

To mark the release of her second series of rug designs for Carl Hansen & Søn, Danish artist Naja Utzon Popov talks to us about her inspiration and influences.

The Master of the Chair

The Master of the Chair Story

Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century. As a driving force behind 'Danish Modern', he helped change the general public's view of furniture in the 1950s and 1960s.

SIT NEXT TO ME: CARL HANSEN & SØN DESIGN DETAILS: RESTAURANTS

SIT NEXT TO ME: CARL HANSEN & SØN DESIGN DETAILS: RESTAURANTS Story

Carl Hansen & Søn is proud to work with leading designers and architects to introduce its collections to spaces and projects around the world. In this first story of the series we look at restaurants, and how our furniture invites you to sit down to a memorable experience.

A unique partnership: Hans J. Wegner, the furniture and the manufacturer

A unique partnership: Hans J. Wegner, the furniture and the manufacturer Study

In his highly productive career, Hans J. Wegner, the world-famous furniture designer, who understood the nature of wood like no one else, created some of the world's best chairs. This year's reissue of Wegner's CH23 chair completes the designer's original series of beautifully crafted seats - the first five masterpieces for Carl Hansen & Søn.

Kaare Klint: Laying the foundations for Danish Modern

Kaare Klint: Laying the foundations for Danish Modern Story

One of the founding fathers of Danish furniture design, Kaare Klint influenced several generations of Danish furniture designers.

Behind an icon: The Wishbone Chair

Behind an icon: The Wishbone Chair Story

Considered one of the most famous symbols of Danish furniture design, the CH24 is, of course, also known as the Wishbone Chair. Globally admired, its elegant, curved frame is often spotted in the world's best restaurants and hotels as well as in homes all over the world.

For me it's all architecture

For me it's all architecture Study

The British Architect John Pawson's talent for bringing together architecture and furniture to create a mutually enriching whole is legendary. We asked him to discuss his approach to his work as well as his thoughts on iconic furniture design such as the Wishbone Chair.

Architecture must originate in nature

Architecture must originate in nature Study

United by a belief in skilled craftsmanship and the beauty of natural materials, Tadao Ando, one of the world's leading architects, and Carl Hansen & Søn share a passion for honest construction and outstanding quality.

"I think you only have to look at a Georgian three-pronged silver fork or a seventeenth century Japanese Raku tea bowl - or, indeed, a Wishbone Chair - to trust in the notion of timeless design." - John Pawson

Behind an icon: The OW124 Beak Chair

Behind an icon: The OW124 Beak Chair Story

Designed in 1951, Ole Wanscher's OW124 Beak chair is a defining balance of classic and modern. Carl Hansen & Søn is delighted to add this rare lounge chair design to our collections from this September.

User login

Enter username and password

The entered username or password is not correct.