Knitting Chair

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Knitting Chair, designed by Ib Kofod-Larsen in 1951, is a cleverly designed lounge chair relaunched by the Danish Menu. A combination of an airy oak frame and aniline leather seat, Knitting Chair breathes the playful lightness of mid-20th-century modernism from every angle. The chair was named for the elbow cut-outs designed to provide maximum comfort for knitting, reading, etc. Menu has released a limited edition of 99 individually engraved chairs of Knitting Chair under the Modernism Reimagined collection.

Ib Kofod-Larsen
Dark stained oak, sand-coloured leather
71,3 cm
66,9 cm
90,6 cm
Seat height:
30 cm
Frame material:
Waxed and stained solid oak
Seat material:
Dakar aniline leather


Ib Kofod-Larsen

Ib Kofod-Larsen

Ib Kofod-Larsen (1921-2003) was one of the pioneers of the Danish modern in the 1950s. Kofod-Larsen received his architecture degree from the Royal Danish Academy, and he also worked as a designer – one of his best-known works is the Knitting Chair from 1951. Rather than a regional phenomenon, Kofod-Larsen saw Scandinavian design as part of international modernism, and he became one of the best-selling Danish architects in the United States in the 1950s. He also collaborated with many furniture manufacturers in the US, Europe and Japan.

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