Designed by Danish architect in 1958 pen Arne Jacobsen (1902 - 1971), the EGG ™ is still a product of great quality, functionality and elegance that fits very well in different contexts.
The formal language is simple and essential, in accordance with Scandinavian tradition and makes it timeless.
Initially designed specifically for the lobby and reception of the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, later went into production with the brand Republic of Fritz Hansen. A Jacobsen was given the task of designing the entire hotel by the airline Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) between the 1956 and 1960. He had the chance to meet the need to integrate the architecture and design, planning every detail of the building, including the furnishings. For the same hotels, also he designed the chair Swan ™ and Swan ™ sofa and Series ™ 3300.
The poltronaÂ EGG ™ Available in various finishes, both in fabric and leather. The star-shaped base is made of aluminum mounted on a pedestal in satin steel. The bodies are made of synthetic material, padded with high resilience foam. In addition there is a padded footrest with aluminum base.
It has been proposed over the years several special editions with new coating materials also always to make it current.