PIET HEIN Chair Chrome
Multi-talented artist Piet Hein is one of Denmark’s greatest natural treasures: a creative genius familiar to most, either by virtue of his ingenious ‘grook’ verse or from having dined while seated around one of his superellipse™ tables. The unique superellipse™ shape is also the basis for the PIET HEIN chair, designed by Piet Hein for the table of the same name, but which was never previously put into production. Sibast Furniture is now remedying this. In close collaboration with Piet Hein’s family, this Danish furniture maker is presenting the superelliptical chair for the very first time.
As was the case with the superellipse™ table, the PIET HEIN chair took almost a decade to develop, from the initial idea until the final piece of furniture was completed in 1968. Piet Hein, who was renowned for working on a wide variety of projects at the same time, developed the PIET HEIN chair on the basis of the superellipse™, a shape that he originally developed for a combined city square and roundabout on Sergels Torg in Stockholm. Aided by mathematics, Piet Hein arrived at a harmonious geometric shape that he subsequently used in multiple contexts.
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TYPE: Dining chair
DESIGNER: Piet Hein (1905-1996)
YEAR OF DESIGN ORIGIN: 1968
MATERIAL: Chrome Steel – Oak, Black or Walnut Veneer
TREATMENT: Black lacquer, Oak white pigmented lacquer, Walnut
SEAT/UPHOLSTERY: Wooden veneer seat or upholstered/leather/wool
DIMENSIONS: H: 80 cm/31.5 inches SH: 45 cm/17.7 inches W:50 cm/19.68 inches
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Delivery time: All our furniture is made to order by our carpentry. This means we ship your order 4 weeks after you have made your purchase.
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The Sibast Furniture collection is designed and manufactured to last for generations. It is made with the same attention to detail, craftsmanship and high quality as our ancestors. To ensure it ages gracefully and with the longest lifespan, it is important that it is properly maintained and cared for as recommended in our maintenance and care instructions.
All furniture included in the Sibast Furniture collection is made out of natural material such as wood, fabric and leather. This means that differences will occur in both finishes and material and that natural markings in the leather hides as well as natural variations in the surface of the wood and the colour of the finishes must be appreciated and expected.
Please see our maintenance and care instructions here
APPLYING THE SUPERELLIPSE™ SHAPE
The Sibast No 9 dining chair proves how Helge Sibast felt at
home in the cabinetmaker’s workshop. His artisanal
background is undeniable and he was uncompromising
down to the last detail. Helge Sibast inherited his
woodworking skills and passion for wood from his father,
who founded the undertaking in 1908. Quality and
craftsmanship have been the core values of Sibast Furniture
This simple, light, functional chair with its fine artisanal
subtleties has been out of production for more than five
decades but is now joining the collection at Sibast Furniture,
adding yet another chapter to the story of a furniture
designer who tirelessly strived for a genuine, refined style
and, in his efforts to create the best chair every time, worked
through mounds of sketches and fine-tuned both
craftsmanship and style to perfection.
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A CREATIVE GENIUS ONE OF DENMARK'S GREATEST NATIONAL TREASURES
PIET HEIN (1905-1996) Poet, philosopher, mathematician, inventor and designer
Furniture Architect, Designer & Cabinetmaker
The Sibast dining chairs proves how Helge Sibast felt at home in the cabinetmaker’s workshop. His
artisanal background is undeniable and he was uncompromising down to the last detail. Helge Sibast
inherited his woodworking skills and passion for wood from his father, who founded the undertaking
in 1908. Quality and craftsmanship have been the core values of Sibast Furniture ever since.
See the story about Helge Sibast here