Created specifically for the lounge and lobby areas of The SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, the Swan Lounge Chair broke the mould with its daring curves. A contrast to the popular linear furniture of the time, the Swan Chair has since become a mainstay of contemporary furniture design, boasting an instantly recognisable silhouette. Defined by a soft, organic structure, the sculptural shape emphasises the importance of comfort and relaxation presented in a timeless and considered design.
Arne Jacobsen was one of Denmark’s most influential 20th century architects and designers. Jacobsen’s buildings and products meld modernist ideals with a Nordic love of naturalism.
We take a look at some of Jacobsen’s most iconic designs in our guide to the The Grandfather of Modern Danish Design.