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Hans Wegner Chairs
Hans J. Wegner was one of the greatest and most prolific furniture designers of the modern era, responsible for more than 1000 original designs. He recently passed away in his native Denmark at 92 years of age.
Hans Jørgensen Wegner, (April 2, 1914 - January 26, 2007), was a world renowned Danish furniture designer. His high quality and thoughtful work, along with a concerted effort from several of his manufacturers, contributed to the international popularity of mid-century Danish design. His style is often described as Organic Functionality, a modernist school with emphasis on functionality.