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Egg & Swan lounge chair
Limited edition 2023
Arne Jacobsen, 1958

The exclusive edition of Arne Jacobsen's famous Egg Chair in Moss fabric by Kvadrat with leather piping will only be available in 2023. Designed in 1958, the Egg and Swan chairs are masterpieces of Danish design, considered to be two of the pinnacles of Arne Jacobsen's career

This original configuration combines the magnificent Moss fabric, subtly textured in calm tones, with hand-stitched light grey leather piping, which delicately emphasizes the organic shapes of the two armchairs.

Free sample (against deposit)

Egg lounge chair - Moss
Limited edition 2023

Egg footstool - Moss
Limited edition 2023

Swan Lounge chair - Moss
Limited edition 2023

And let's not forget: the two limited editions celebrating Fritz Hansen's 150th anniversary, offered at extremely attractive prices - featuring a black PVD base and a choice of two exclusive coverings: Vanir, a wool fabric by Raf Simons, and Grace, an aniline leather in an unprecedented color.

Swan lounge chair
Vanir 150e birthday

Swan lounge chair
Grace leather 150e birthday

Egg lounge chair
Vanir 150e birthday

Egg footstool
Vanir 150e birthday

Egg lounge chair
Grace leather 150e birthday

Egg footstool
Grace leather 150e birthday

To see the rest of the 150th birthday edition of Fritz Hansen,
it’s here.

To see the whole Egg & Swan collection, it’s there

Egg L86 x P95 x H107 cm – Seat height 37 cm
Swan L74 x P68 x H77 cm – Seat height 40 cm
Ottoman L56 x P40 x H37 cm

Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen is born on February 11, 1902 in Copenhagen. His father, Johan Jacobsen, is a wholesale trader in safety pins and snap fasteners. His mother, Pouline Jacobsen, a bank clerk, paints floral motifs in her spare time. The family lived in a typical Victorian style home. As a contrast to his parents’ overly decorated taste, Arne paints his room in white.

Background & school relations

He met the Lassen brothers at Nærum Boarding School: later, Flemming Lassen was to become his partner in a series of architectural projects. Arne Jacobsen is a restless pupil, always up to pranks, with a self-deprecating humour. Already as a child, he showed an extraordinary talent for drawing and depicting nature through scrupulous studies. He wants to be painter, but his father felt that architect was a more sensible choice.

The Pleasant and the necessary trips abroad

Jacobsen’s travelling begin already in his twenties, when he went to sea to New York. Then followed an apprenticeship as a bricklayer in Germany and a series of study and drawing excursions to Italy. Jacobsen produced some of his finest watercolours during this period, capturing atmospheres and shapes accurately and carefully. From the beginning of his career, Jacobsen turned his gaze abroad, without abandoning Danish traditions.

Arne Jacobsen behind the design

Jacobsen production reflects his personality: an insistent, perfectionist modernist, to whom no detail was trivial, although the main picture was basically black/white and unambiguous. On the other hand, the nature-loving botanist and jovial family man: like him, his work is precise and warm, Danish and universal, modern and timeless.