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Carl Hansen Propeller Stool


The beautiful Propeller Stool by Carl Hansen & Son was designed by Kaare Klint in 1930. A simple idea executed brilliantly; when folded the stool's propeller shaped legs meet to make perfectly round rods. The stool is created from the finest solid ash or oak wood, and is available with a leather or canvas seat.

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Carl Hansen Propeller Stool
Unit Price: £1011.00
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Great reasons to buy the Carl Hansen Propeller Stool 

  • Designed by Kaare Klint in 1930, first put into production in 1962
  • A refined and elegant take on the classic folding stool
  • Made from solid ash or oak with a canvas or leather seat
  • The optional Propeller Tray allows the stool to be transformed into a side table

Why you'll love this low stool

When Kaare Klint first put pencil to paper in 1930 to create the Propeller Stool, his vision would mean a mathematical and precise construction method. Each intersecting, propeller-shaped leg needed to form a round rod when the stool was folded flat. The concept was featured in several design books, though was initially thought too complex to put into production - but in 1956, for a major exhibition on Klint at the Danish Museum of Art and Design, a prototype was created. Later, in 1962, the design finally went into production, eight years after Klint's death. It is now manufactured by Danish brand, Carl Hansen & Son

Produced using solid ash or oak and with either a canvas or leather seat, the strong fibres in the wood of the stool support its slim and sophisticated construction. A Propeller Tray allows the stool to be transformed into a low table, making this a versatile piece of furniture that is exceptionally beautiful due to its simplicity. 

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