LM92 or Metropolitan Chair by Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen

LM92 or Metropolitan Chair by Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen

The LM92 or Metropolitan Chair by Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen was designed in 1949. Carl Hansen and Son have it in production.

The Metropolitan Chair was designed by the duo Ejner Larsen and Aksel Bender Madsen. With its organic form and high quality of craftsmanship the Metropolitan chair falls within the golden era of furniture history, known as Danish Modern.

Larsen and Bender Madsen designed approximately 300 works, and thus put their clear mark on Danish design over the years. Of these the Metropolitan Chair is considered their most significant.

The chair got its breakthrough at the exhibition The Arts of Denmark at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts in New York in 1960, where the most prominent of Danish design was showcased. It was consequently named the Metropolitan Chair.

Metropolitan Chair is produced in solid oak or walnut and is available in two variants: One fully upholstered in saddle leather (LM92), the other combining a leather-upholstered seat with an exposed veneer back (LM92T).

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