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Sit Comfortably!

Sit Comfortably!

Anna von Schewen (born 1965) has an experimental, explorative approach to furniture and design. Her chair Hug is both a functional armchair and a sculpture. Carl Malmsten (1888-1972) was inspired by a pair of old, lathe Windsor-style chairs during a visit to Finström Church on the island of Åland. His chair Lilla Åland has become the most popular piece of furniture in Sweden. Lamino, designed by Yngve Ekström (1913-1988) became a favorite easy chair and at the turn of the millennium it was voted “Swedish Furniture of the Century”. Gunilla Allard’s (born 1957) chair Cinema, which was her breakthrough, sent a greeting to functionalism and Bauhaus. The goal was to make a small, comfortable armchair as compact as the seat in her English sports car. Mats Theselius (born 1956) has used his artist's eye to design armchairs for more than 20 years. The aluminum armchair, his first in production, is an expression of the machine romanticism that he then nurtured.