Danish Chairs (Chronicle Books, 1996) by Norisugu Oda catalogues the most iconic chair designs in the history of modern Danish design. the book contains an introductory essay about the author’s relationship with Danish design and the background of the book. The chairs are presented with full product history and designer details.
Denmark has long led the way in twentieth-century furniture design, producing beautiful pieces distinguished by excellent craftsmanship. Danish innovations with the chair, in particular, represent many highly pleasing accords between function, comfort, and style. Danish Chairs gathers together more than two hundred premier examples of twentieth-century Danish chair design, offering along the way a wealth of inspiration for designers, decorators, and architects.
The featured designers include Arne Jacobsen, well known for his Ant and Egg chairs; Hans J. Wegner, designer of some two hundred chairs, including the Peacock and Ox chairs; and Finn Juhl, best known for his Chieftain chair.
– Norisugu Oda, Danish Chairs (Chronicle Books, 1996), book description
The text is in English. The book has been generously illustrated with photographs and architectural drawings.
The copy in our stock is in good condition. The pages are clean without any markings. The glueing of the binding is fine. There is some age-related yellowing on the edges of the pages, and the covers show some shelf wear and signs of use; the spine is a bit faded. The front cover has a sticker indicating the previous owner.