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The Swan, model 3320, in black Classic leather designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958.

Arne Jacobsen designed The Swan Chair for the lobby and lounge areas at the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1958 and it has been a design icon ever since. The Swan was a technologically innovative chair: No straight lines – only curves. A moulded shell of synthetic material on an aluminium star swivel base, with a layer of cold foam covering the shell upholstered in fabric or leather. Jacobsen built the original in own garage in Klampenborg, and the Swan Chair has been in production at Fritz Hansen ever since. The Swan is ideal for lounge and waiting areas as well as the home.

Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair


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