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Danish architect Arne Jacobsen designed the charming Paris chair in 1925, and it brought him a silver medal in the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial in Paris. Woven of Manau and Tohiti rattan, the chair catches the eye with its graceful, round armrests. Paris is part of the Sika-Design’s Icons collection that features rattan classics from some of the most talented designers of the 20th century.

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Paris lounge chair, dark grey seat cushion

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Colour
Natural, dark grey A669
Width
68 cm
Depth
102 cm
Height
83 cm
Seat height
34 cm
Material
Manau & Tohiti rattan, fabric
Notes
Please note that when used outdoors, natural rattan furniture should be placed in a covered area protected from rain. You can also protect them with a furniture cover or store them indoors when not in use.

Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971) is the most celebrated post-war Danish designer and architect. He graduated from the School of Applied Arts in 1924 and from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied architecture, in 1927. Arne Jacobsen worked actively both as an architect and as a designer and received many prestigious awards for his designs, including C. F. Hansen Medal and the Grand Prix of Milan XI Triennale.

Jacobsen’s most famous project was the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen (1956-1960), for which he designed every detail from textiles and lamps to cutlery and furniture. The AJ lamps, designed for the Royal Hotel and manufactured by Louis Poulsen, are a fine example of his streamlined and elegant style. The cutlery designed for the Royal Hotel and produced by Georg Jensen, represents a stylish design that is still today much praised. Also, the famous Egg and Swan chairs were designed for the Royal Hotel. As often happened with Arne Jacobsen’s designs, they were initially realized for a certain project and only later put into serial production – the same happened for the AJ lamps, the cutlery and the furniture he designed for the hotel. Royal Hotel was an extremely important project for Jacobsen because he could finally put his theories of integrated design and architecture into practice.

Jacobsen is well-known also for the Cylinda Line range, designed for Stelton in 1967. Since the very beginning, Cylinda Line has been an undisputed icon of Scandinavian design and today the range is part of numerous permanent collections in design museums all over the world.

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