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WNG Chair Collection

Magnus Læssøe Stephensen, 1937

1937 is the date on the first draft of this chair by the renowned multi-talent and architect Magnus Læssøe Stephensen.

Designed by Danish architect Magnus Læssøe Stephensen (1903-1984)

His desire was to make furniture that was suited for living and through the quality of craftsmanship and focus on the purpose of design would increase the quality of people’s lives.

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 My grandfather deliberately drew TMBO and WNG chair so you can sit in various ways. The backrest is designed with the purpose to support your back even in a rotated position and at the same time use the ‘ears’ to rest your arms on.

Magnus Stephensen - partner and grandson

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Mazo has the exclusive rights to relaunch and manufacture the furniture of Magnus Læssøe Stephensen

 A multi-talent, who designed houses, furniture and handicraft, and was known to his contemporaries for his particular style. A warm functionalism with roots in both Bauhaus and Japanese arts and crafts. He had a flair for the Japanese take on minimalism and combined it with local Nordic materials.

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Magnus Læssøe Stephensen

To his contemporaries Magnus Læssøe Stephensen was known for his particular style. A warm functionalism with tentacles reaching both Bauhaus and Japanese arts and crafts. He had a flair for the Japanese and ancient take on simplicity, and combined that with local Nordic materials – and it is safe to say that his relentless versions and variations of chairs found their way into many homes, where they have survived for generations.

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