Hans Wegner is a danish designer who had an amazing influence on the Danish Modern Style. He worked for a time under the great Arne Jacobsen (one of my all time favorites). His chairs are beautiful, refined, simple and functional.
He said the following “A chair is to have no backside. It should be beautiful from all sides and angles.” and “We must take care, that everything doesn’t get so dreadfully serious. We must play–but we must play seriously.”
Wegner designed some amazing furniture pieces, but he is known for his chairs. Below are some of my favorites.
The Elbow Chair. Look at the wood detail on the back. Amazing!