BY LASSEN’S MY OWN CHAIR NOW WITH TWO-TONE COLOURS
After almost 80 years, by Lassen recently launched an exact recreation of Flemming Lassen’s iconic armchair My Own Chair to the delight of design lovers around the world. Keeping its somewhat edgy and modern look to this day, ‘My Own Chair’ perfectly showcases Flemming Lassen’s love of rounded shapes, simple forms, precise detailing and functionality.
To highlight the sweeping curves and shape of the chair even more, by Lassen now introduces My Own Chair in new two-tone variants. Using different combinations of colours for the inside and outside of the chair, the beautiful details of its design come into view with each side placed fully in focus.
The new My Own Chair in two-tone is designed to stand out even more on its own as an iconic head-turning piece of furniture. The chair is also very adaptable and works well in interiors with base tones, metal or wood as the two-tone upholstering breaks up any density in colour.
Originally designed in 1938 for the Cabinetmakers Guild Exhibition in Copenhagen, the chair’s unique two-part shape was considered too progressive even for the modernists of the time to be put into production. This meant that only one chair was ever made. ‘Flemming’s chair’ or ‘My Own Chair’ subsequently stayed with the architect in private for the rest of his life as a favourite place to sit and relax in after work.
As the years passed, the chair’s design became a source of great inspiration to other renowned Danish furniture designers. Finally, late in 2014 Flemming’s son put this one-of-a-kind chair up for auction in Denmark, causing great excitement. The original ‘My Own Chair’ was finally sold for a hammer price of 120000 EUR.
Use the chair in the living room, reading corner, as a library chair or even in a hotel lounge area. My Own Chair is somewhere you can sit and clear your mind, a place to relax and take time out. My Own Chair will also be released with a by Lassen designed footrest, extending the comfort even further for the full relaxation effect.
My Own Chair in two-tone will be available in stores and at bylassen.com at the start of January 2017.