20th Century Masterpieces : : Egg Chair

[ #17 | “The Egg™” Easy Chair ]

1958. Model No.3316
Designed by Arne Jacobsen

Polyurethane foam structure with glass fibre reinforcement.
Casted aluminum base. Seat upholstered in red fabric.
Developed for the SAS Royal Hotel of Copenhagen.
Height 107 cm. Width 86 cm. Depth 79 cm.

20th Century Masterpieces : : Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen, 1958 | from drezier’s blog [20th Century Masterpieces : : Egg Chair] dated 2017/3/18

“The Egg™” ^ Copyright © Alan TF So

這一代建築師又或所有人都有同一場人生變幻。Arne Jacobsen 更甚,他出生於丹麥,但有猶太人血統。二戰納粹逼害猶太人,逼於無奈,丹麥反抗軍幫助,划小艇逃亡至鄰國瑞典,侍待了兩年,1945年戰後回國。

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20th Century Masterpieces : : Series 7 Chair

[ #14 | Chair “Series 7™” ]

1955. Model No.3107.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen.

Seat in moulded Plywood.
Chrome-plated tubular steel legs. Stackable.
Height 80 cm. Width 50 cm. Depth 52 cm. Seat Height 46 cm.

20th Century Masterpieces : : Series 7 Chair by Arne Jacobsen in 1955

“Series 7 Chair” ^ Copyright © Alan TF So

Arne Jacobsen 贏得「未來之家」比賽後,他便創立的自己的事務所,而位於 Klampenborg 的 Rothenborg House 是他第一所從外到內的整合設計(“Gesamtkunstwerk”)作品。須然此建築並未展現出現代大師級的風格,然而已經被外界掘把他與 Le Corbusier 比較。 Continue reading →

20th Century Masterpieces : : The Ant Chair

[ #11 | Chair “The Ant” ]

1952. Model No. 3101.
Designed by Arne Jacobsen

Seat in only one piece of moulded plywood.
Chrome-plated tubular steel legs. Stackable.
Height 80 cm. Width 51 cm. Depth 48 cm. Seat Height 46 cm.

20th Century Masterpieces : : Ant Chair

“The Ant Chair” ^ Copyright © Alan TF So

Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971) 全名為 Arne Emil Jacobsen,與前述的建築師或設計師不同,他的父母並非工匠或建築有關的職業出身。不過,經父親鼓勵,他選擇朝向成為建築師之路。先當建築工匠學徒,及後入讀皇家丹麥美術學院的建築系,師承建築師教授 Kay FiskerKaj Gottlob,畢業後獲 Poul Holsøe 受聘,開始建築師之路。 Continue reading →