Arne Jacobsen/Fritz Hansen Egg Chair: Detail Video

We’ve been amazingly lucky to have four immigrants from the Republic of Fritz Hansen take up residence at Civilizr HQ recently – blue leather Arne Jacobsen Egg Chairs (we’re the second owners, but we’re pretty fond of the previous owners’ choice of attention-getting custom color). There’s much to say about these design icons, but here’s what we marveled at first: how two hides are so seamlessly and marvelously stretched over the frame with that single curved seam. We wanted to see how it was done, and found this video, worth a watch:

A great history with photos can be found on Radisson Blu’s site.