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The Tired Man chair and footstool sheepskin | By Lassen

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Description:The Tired Man armchair and footrest in sheep fleece by Lassen are available for prompt delivery, as can be seen in the photos. The Tired Man was designed in 1935 by Flemming Lassen on the occasion for [...] Read All


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Name

The Tired Man chair and footstool sheepskin | By Lassen

THE DESIGNER

FLEMMING LASSEN

Measures

H 88 x W 102 x D 97 cm | H 36 x W 53 x D 55 cm

Material

Sheepskin

Cod.

45004, 45104

The Tired Man armchair and footrest in sheep fleece by Lassen are available for prompt delivery, as can be seen in the photos.

The Tired Man was designed in 1935 by Flemming Lassen on the occasion for The Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Competition. As a result of the organic, bearlike shapes  and its curved form and voluminous armrests, the easy chair creates an unique sensation of cosiness. In Flemming's own words, sitting in the chair should be "as warm and safe as a polar baby bear in the arms of its mother in the middle of the ice cap". As a family man, Flemming Lassen highly valued intimate relationships, a feature we can find in The Tired Man that invokes a pleasant homelike feeling.  

FLEMMING LASSEN

Architect Flemming Lassen (1902-1984) was a Modernist and was part of the movement to bring Functionalism to Denmark. Flemming Lassen is particularly well known for his work with Arne Jacobsen on the award-winning House of the Future and Søllerød Town Hall, and his furniture has also achieved international recognition. During his career, Flemming Lassen was honoured with many awards and grants for his unique designs and iconic architecture.

Like his brother Mogens Lassen, Flemming Lassen already knew from a very young age that he would become an architect. He was born into an artistic family with a father who was a decorative painter and a mother who was a painter. As a child, he and his brother Mogens spent all of their savings on architecture books and their favourite pastime was measuring houses with the intent of sketching them.

In 1910, Flemming and Mogens [...]
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