Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen’s Classic Saxe Chair

Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen’s Classic Saxe Chair

Exclusively from Kontrast [Danish Curated Design] comes this unique re-issue of Mogens Lassen's classic Saxe Chair (1955).
Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen's Classic Saxe Chair
I must admit that I experienced a shade of hesitation at the revelation of the sealskin seat and back, but in fact this is no different than any product of cowhide.
Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen's Classic Saxe Chair
It's better in fact, since all skins are sourced from Greenland, home of an indigenous seal-hunting culture in which all animals are wild caught. Further, the seals are utilized tip to tail-"a sustainable tradition, in which nothing from the animal is wasted."
Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen's Classic Saxe Chair
The sealskin is indeed stunning. Paired with Lassen's original oak wood folding design, it makes a distinct aesthetic statement in upscale hospitality venues or residential settings.
Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen's Classic Saxe Chair
Of course, every one of the limited edition 100 pieces is one-of-a-kind.
Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen's Classic Saxe Chair
The original Saxe Chair with leather upholstery is available as well.
Exciting Re-Issue of Mogens Lassen's Classic Saxe Chair
For additional information, see Kontrast and by Lassen.

Posted January 29, 2018 by Joseph Starr

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