Carl Hansen & Søn: Iconic modern designs

Carl Hansen & Søn is a Danish design company believing that iconic design is a combination of simplicity, aesthetics, and functionality, brought to life through skillful craftsmanship, and the best natural materials like wood, leather, and fabrics available. For more than 110 years, the company has specialized in creating outstanding furniture that brings visionary design concepts to life.

Iconic modern designs

For the Danish House by Rossana Orlandi, Carl Hansen & Søn will showcase a selection of furniture from its collection of iconic modern designs. Newly relaunched furniture such as Børge Mogensen’s outdoor series and woven table bench will be exhibited and showcase the uncompromising approach to craftsmanship, tactility, and detail that Mogensen is world-famous for. The exhibition will also showcase Hans J. Wegner’s iconic five masterpieces: The CH24 Wishbone Chair, CH22, CH23, CH25, and CH26. The five masterpieces were first presented in 1950 and the collection was the start of a long and successful collaboration between Carl Hansen & Søn and Hans J. Wegner that demonstrates what can be achieved when unprecedented and uncompromising quality, design, and craftsmanship come together.

About Carl Hansen & Søn

Carl Hansen & Søn’s story began in 1908 when Danish cabinetmaker Carl Hansen opened a small furniture workshop on the Danish island of Funen. Since then, the company’s success has depended on two core ideas: an uncompromising commitment to the finest craftsmanship, natural materials, and alliances with exceptional designers who continually reinvent and refine the concept of modern design. Carl Hansen & Søn manufactures iconic works by mid-century Danish masters, including Hans J. Wegner, Kaare Klint, Arne Jacobsen, Børge Mogensen, and Poul Kjærholm, and partners up with contemporary visionaries, such as British designer Ilse Crawford and Austrian EOOS. The factory is located on Funen where a combination of traditional techniques and new technologies are used to create timeless, modern design that lasts for generations.

  • 598

    Employee headcount

  • 707 mil DKK

    Turnover in 2020

  • 1908

    Year Carl Hansen & Søn was founded

  • 18

    Flagship stores worldwide

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