These chairs ware designed in 1956 by Poul Kjærholm in Denmark. it features a thick black leather seat and backrest and a flatsteel
Poul Kjærholm is a trained cabinetmaker who completed his
studies at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts, Poul Kjærholm had a particular
interest in construction materials; especially steel, which he considered a
material deserving the artistic respect that was commonly awarded to wood.
Poul Kjærholm initiated a collaboration with furniture
manufacturer Ejvind Kold Christensen in 1955, and that collaboration continued
for the rest of Kjærholm’s life with the two families remaining close to this
Two years after the designer’s passing, the Kjærholm
trustees entrusted Fritz Hansen with the production and sales of ‘The Kjærholm
Collection’– designs developed by Poul Kjærholm from 1951 to 1967.
Fritz Hansen is honoured to continue production to this
day and to distribute Poul Kjærholm’s furniture to architects and private
customers around the world.