Hans J. Wegner Hans J. Wegner was born in 1914 in Tønder, Denmark, is one of the most creative, innovative and prolific. Often referred to as the master of the chair, He created almost 500 in his lifetime. His iconic Wishbone Chair is probably the most well-known and has been in continuous production since 1950.
He established his own studio in 1943. He received many design awards. Almost all of the world’s major design museums, from the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Designmuseum Danmark in Copenhagen to Die Neue Sammlung in Munich, exhibit his works. He died in Denmark in January 2007, aged 92.