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Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen (1902 – 1971)

Born in Copenhagen, his early artistic interests were channelled by his father into design rather than art. He attended architecture school in Copenhagen and, when working in private practice, became influenced by the theory and practice of modernist architects such as Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe.

A feature of his pre WW2 work was his attention to every detail, including furniture, fixtures and fittings. This aspect of his work was most notable in the late 1950s design and construction of the SAS Royal Hotel, where he was responsible for designing the building, furniture, fixture and fittings, even the ashtrays. His insistence on control gave his buildings a coherence often lacking in the outcomes of some of his other contemporaries.

It was for the SAS project that some of Jacobsen’s most iconic furniture designs were realised. The Egg and Swan chairs became instant hits. His 1955 Seven Series chairs were also hugely popular, not least because they are light, compact and stack easily.

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  1. Jacobsen Egg Chair Replica - Black Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Black Cashmere

    £599.00
  2. Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Mid Grey Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Mid Grey Cashmere

    £599.00
  3. Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Olive Green Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Olive Green Cashmere

    £599.00
  4. Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Pink Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Pink Cashmere

    £599.00
  5. Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Purple Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Purple Cashmere

    £599.00
  6. Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Red Wool

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - Red Wool

    £599.00
  7. Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - White Wool

    Jacobsen Style Egg Chair - White Wool

    £599.00
  8. Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - Olive Green Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - Olive Green Cashmere

    £249.00
  9. Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - Purple Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - Purple Cashmere

    £249.00
  10. Jacobsen Egg Ottoman Replica - Red Cashmere

    Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - Red Cashmere

    £249.00
  11. Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - White Wool

    Jacobsen Style Egg Ottoman - White Wool

    £249.00
  12. Jacobsen Style AJ Floor Lamp

    Jacobsen Style AJ Floor Lamp

    £119.00
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