"The inspiration behind the lounge chair was to create a 'typical' Danish lounge chair, expressive and modern," stated Jaime Hayon from Hayon Studio. "Comfort was a key factor, as was the combination of the best of Danish design tradition and modern technology."
The apotheosis of a lounge chair, the new iteration takes its inspiration from nature: Inspired by the pelican, shaped for flight with long, broad wings, a gently curved body and a distinctive bill, the Lounge Chair JH97 conveys a similar lightness that belies its strength.
Perfectly proportioned with a solid frame available in natural oak, stained oak and black ash - the open, low-slung silhouette has a contemporary feel despite its classic roots. Elegant from every angle, the decorative joints with gently rounded edges are assembled by hand in a nod to Danish heritage designs and craftsmanship tradition. Exaggerated armrests - wide and flat - embrace and support the body, as does the curved backrest, angled in an upright position for comfort when sitting for prolonged periods of time.
Enhancing the laid-back feel, generously sized cushions are upholstered with detachable covers in textile or leather, allowing you to easily change the expression. Fitting seamlessly into any setting - from homes to hotels and office headquarters - it lends beauty to every environment thanks to its honest, timeless expression.
Photos: Courtesy of Fritz Hansen