When a couple bought a row house in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., they aspired to live in their dream home of minimalist ease. Egg chairs by Arne Jacobsen overlook the living and dining rooms on the first floor.
In 1958, Arne Jacobsen designed the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen—an emblem of midcentury Scandinavia. Every detail from the structure (which was Denmark's first skyscraper) to the cutlery, furniture, and lighting was of Jacobsen's design. A limited number of Drop chairs were made for the hotel, then production ceased. In 2014, Fritz Hansen revived the design.
AJ floor lamps look sleek in this Australian home's living room along the hills.
Designed in 1955 for Munkegård School in Denmark, the Tongue chair was Danish designer Arne Jacobsen’s second completed chair design, introduced on the heels of the Ant chair and before the now-iconic Swan and Egg (both 1958).
Perched atop a hill between a large park and Gothenburg's former industrial past rests architect Per Bornstein's home. The architect and his daughter Velma sit in the minimalist dining room at a table the architect designed himself with wooden chairs designed by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen.
Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs look elegant in the living room of this 2,583-square-foot unit, located in the upmarket L’Eixample area of Barcelona.