Description

Sibast No 8 is an iconic wooden chair and one of the best-known designs of the Danish cabinetmaker Helge Sibast. Designed in 1953, the functional and refined Chair No 8 reflects the principles of the Danish Modern movement, and in the 1950s and 1960s, it made its way to homes around the world. Its airy character comes from a Y-shaped leg structure combined with a curved, spindled backrest that opens up like a fan. The chair is a fine example of modern Danish craftsmanship, and it is part of the Sibast Furniture collection featuring Helge Sibast’s original works and new Danish design.

Sibast

No 8 chair, soaped oak - grey fabric

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Colour
Soaped oak, grey
Width
54.5 cm
Height
73.5 cm
Seat height
45 cm
Frame material
Solid oak
Upholstery fabric
Kvadrat Remix2 - 123 (90 % new wool, 10 % nylon)
Notes
Please note that soap treated oak will develop a patina over time.
Care instructions
To minimize the risk of stains and marks, liquid, grease etc. should be removed from the wooden surfaces straight away. For more information on care instructions for soap treated oak, please contact our Customer Service.

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Helge Sibast

Helge Sibast (1908-1985) was a Danish cabinetmaker and designer who continued the work of his father Peder Olsen Sibast. Besides a skillful carpenter, Helge Sibast was also a visionary designer, and in the 1950s and 1960s his simple, functional and high-quality designs gained success also outside Denmark, and even made their way to the White House. His best known designs, Sibast chairs No 7 and 8, Helge Sibast designed in 1953. In the 21st century Sibast’s tradition is carried on by Sibast Furniture, which was relaunched in 2012 by Helge Sibast’s grandson and his wife.

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