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pp225 | Flag Halyard Chair

design — Hans J. Wegner, 1950

With a frame made of solid stainless steel, 220 metres of specially developed flag line forming the seat and back and a long-haired sheepskin softening the industrial sharpness of the steel, the Flag Halyard Chair constitutes the pinnacle of luxury and relaxation.

Although the appearance of the Flag Halyard Chair seems rather futuristic, the basic idea was conceived on a hot summer afternoon in rather trivial circumstances. While the kids were playing in the shallow waters along the beach, Wegner was digging himself into the sand building a comfortable chair to enjoy the holidays.

Back in the summerhouse Wegner made the first sketches using the seating angles that he had conceived on the beach.

Despite Wegner’s preferences for wood, he shows his innovative skill and appetite with the Flag Halyard Chair. With it, he pays a tribute to the early modernist designers such as Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer. Wegner proves his mastery with stainless steel with the same elegancy as that with which he mastered wood.

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    pp225 is available in natural or black flag line. Flag line is made from jute and has a high tensile nylon core for optimal strength covered by a protective sleeve of woven jute. In order to optimize rigidity the flag line is stretched before it is applied to the chair.

    pp225 comes with a leather or fabric upholstered neck cushion held by brittle leather or jute straps.

    pp225 comes with a unique sheepskin for further comfort. All sheepskin are produced in Iceland, and are a bi-product of food production. All sheep lived in the open fields and their hides has been processed without the use of chrome

    Solid stainless steel frame

    Straps for the neck cushion: Bridle leather (vegetal, black, dark brown or walnut) or jute

    Fabric requirement:
    70 x 70 cm

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