Hans J. Wegner


Hans Jørgensen Wegner (1914–2007) stands as a monumental figure in Danish furniture design, renowned for his profound influence on mid-century modern aesthetics. With a career spanning several decades, Wegner specialized in chairs, creating over 500 in his lifetime, many of which became icons of design. Among his most celebrated works are the "Wishbone Chair" (1949) and the "Peacock Chair" (1947), epitomizing the principles of beauty, functionality, and craftsmanship. Wegner's designs, characterized by their organic simplicity and ergonomic form, embodying the essence of Danish modernism and its enduring legacy in the world of design.