Classic Lounge Chair to be Discontinued! Hurry!
Posted by Manhattan Home Design on Jan 8th 2019
The Wing lounge chair is Manhattan Home Design’s
reinterpretation of Hans Wegner’s astounding icon, first created in 1960. It
features a true-to-design approach to the original furniture piece, resulting
in one of the most appealing replicas on the market today. The Wing chair is
also one of the most affordable replicas, this leather model costing $1,666.80
Suggested Item: Wing Chair & Ottoman
The Wing chair was Hans Wegner statement on luxury. Of
course he had already designed other luxurious biomorphic items, but the Wing
chair is much more serious (but not toned-down). Mid-century sleekness is the
signature idea behind this rather minimalistic object, which is favorite on
living rooms throughout America but also on high-end office spaces.
About the designer
Born in 1914, Hans Wegner is one of the foremost Danish
designers of the md-century modernist period. He created hundreds of chair
designs, each one with a different artistic view and functional purpose. Only a
hundred of those chairs ever saw the light of day, including the Wing chair, so
this replica looks to keep his prolific genius alive into the new millennium.
Features and measurements
The frame of this lounge chair, as well as the ottoman, is
molded fiberglass encased in fire-retardant polyurethane. The top-quality
leather is chosen from the best dealers with detailed specifications, to later
be carefully placed around the frame for a seamless finish. At 35 inches wide,
this chair feels more like a throne, but the natural recline of the back does
not allow you to sit straight for longer periods of time. You’re meant to
unwind in an elegant fashion. The base is solid, polished stainless steel with
protective pads to avoid scratching, and stretched outward for increased
Suggested Item: Wing Chair
Like we mentioned, this chair is perfect for living rooms
and offices, though it might also look good on a minimalist bedroom, as a
lounge chair for late-night reading sessions. There’s not much else we can tell
you about it: less is always more when it comes to luxury furniture.