Swan chair

Iconic Swan chair

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The iconic Swan chair

The Swan chair is an iconic piece of furniture that has stood the test of time and continues to be admired for its elegance and innovative design. Designed in 1958 by renowned Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen, the Swan chair has held a prominent place in the world of contemporary furniture ever since.

Buying a second-hand Swan chair

More and more people are discovering the world of second-hand designer furniture. This furniture is often made by the most to leading furniture manufacturers, who use durable materials. As a result, this furniture retains its value well. Besides this sustainable choice, which is better for the environment, second-hand items are usually cheaper. Here at Whoppah, there is a large selection of these types of unique items. These items are all curated by our team and are therefore carefully reviewed. Buying a second-hand Swan chair on Whoppah is therefore an excellent choice. On Whoppah, you can also make use of buyer protection, which means you are always sure of your purchase.

Arne Jacobsen, designer of this iconic chair

Arne Jacobsen, a pioneer in modern Danish design, created the Swan chair as part of a wider project: designing the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. His goal was to create a chair that was not only comfortable but would also make an aesthetic statement. The result was the Swan chair, a fluidly styled seat with a striking swan-shaped curve. Jacobsen managed to combine functionality with artistic design, making the Swan chair a timeless symbol of modern design.

Fritz Hansen, manufacturer of the Swan Chair

Today, the Swan chair is produced by Republic of Fritz Hansen, a Danish furniture company known for its high-quality designer furniture. Fritz Hansen has incorporated the Swan chair into its range, continuing the tradition of craftsmanship and attention to detail that characterised Arne Jacobsen's original design.

Buying the Swan chair

Today, the Swan Chair remains a sought-after item for lovers of designer furniture. Whether in a chic living room, a stylish office or a trendy hotel lobby, the chair adds a touch of sophistication to any space. It doesn't matter whether you buy a second-hand Swan chair with a rich history or a brand-new version straight from the manufacturer, because a Swan Chair is and always will be an investment in timeless design.



The Swan Chair remains an impressive example of timeless design, its swan-shaped curve not only making a visual statement but also offering inviting comfort. Whether one prefers a second-hand piece with a history or a brand-new creation from Fritz Hansen, owning a Swan Chair means adding a piece of design history to one's interior. The elegance and innovation of Arne Jacobsen's masterpiece continue to inspire, allowing the Swan Chair to maintain its position as a true design classic.

Find your Swan chair or another design

Looking for the beloved Swan chair or another classic design from this brand? On Whoppah you will find the most beautiful pre-owned Fritz Hansen designs, curated on authenticity, age, and condition. This way you are assured of the best quality.

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