London Craft Week
We invite you to experience Carl Hansen & Søn's universe of
design and craftsmanship as we open the doors to our London
Showroom for an exhibition of Hans J. Wegner's First Masterpieces
and live weaving demonstrations during London Craft Week.
CH23 Chair by Hans J. Wegner
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: The CH23 - one of the first chairs Hans
J. Wegner designed for Carl Hansen & Søn - is back in
Behind an icon: The Wishbone Chair
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, hotels, museums and design spaces, as
well as in homes across cities, countries, beaches and
For me it's all architecture
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
"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
The Master of the Chair
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.
Rocking Nest Chair
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: Anker Bak and Carl Hansen & Søn
present an innovative and functional rocking chair.
PK1 by Poul Kjærholm
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: Carl Hansen & Søn presents Poul
Kjærholm's first chair: The PK1.
A new museum dedicated to design and architecture
The much-anticipated London Design Museum has opened in its new
Kensington location. British architect and designer John Pawson has
created the spectacular interior of the building, which showcases
Pawson's highly accurate and uncompromising way of working with
every component of a space to create a sense of whole.
Welcome to the Milan Home
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: Carl Hansen & Søn welcomes you to
The Milan Home, a thoughtfully curated apartment at this year's
Milan Fair Ground that explores the way we translate the
traditional spaces we inhabit into a home. Follow each chapter, as
the rooms unfold one by one each day during Salone Del Mobile
Chapter 1: The Hallway: "Home and privacy"
THE MILAN HOME 2017: Explore the first chapter of The Milan Home
as we transition from the outside world into the hallway - a space
for privacy as well as public display.
Beak Chair by Ole Wanscher
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: Carl Hansen & Søn is adding a rare
design, the sculptural Beak Chair by Ole Wanscher, to its exclusive
Botanica and Oceania Rugs Collections
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2017: Naja Utzon Popov has created two new rug
collections with Carl Hansen & Søn, drawing on the natural
environments of Denmark and Japan as major sources of
Chapter 2: The Kitchen: "Home & Sharing"
THE MILAN HOME 2017: Discover the second chapter of The Milan
Home as we enter the kitchen - no longer a purely functional space
but a place for social encounters and spending time together.
Chapter 3: The Dining Room: "Home & Representation"
THE MILAN HOME 2017: In the third chapter of The Milan Home we
are invited into the formal dining room - a space for special
gatherings and representation
Chapter 4: The Study: "Home & Identity"
The fourth chapter of The Milan Home explores the study - a
place to open your mind and reflect.
Chapter 5: The Living Room: "Home & Memory"
THE MILAN HOME 2017: Settle into the living room as the fifth
chapter of The Milan Home unfolds. The living room is a space
curated around nostalgia, memory and warmth and sets the scene for
some of our most heartening moments.
Chapter 6: The Bathroom: "Home & Intimacy"
THE MILAN HOME 2017: The sixth and concluding chapter of The
Milan Home opens the door to the bathroom - a darker, calming space
that creates a sanctuary and a cocoon for nurturing oneself.
A Century of Masterworks
Carl Hansen & Søn welcome you to our Milan Showroom to
experience the "A Century of Masterworks" exhibition currently at