The Audo Copenhagen Penguin Rocking Chair takes inspiration from the American modernists of the 1950s and 1960s. This sublime rocking chair is so beautiful that it can be displayed as a work of art in any interior space.
It has a curved back of oak or walnut veneer and a straight, angular steel frame. This well-proportioned chair designed by furniture designer Ib Kofod-Larsen in 1953, is a piece of Danish cultural heritage and design history with its beautiful silhouette and sculptural, organic lines and curves.
Materials: Powder coated steel frame, curved plywood, oak or walnut veneer and solid black ash base.
Dimensions: Height: 74cm x Width: 56cm x Depth: 85cm (Seat Height: 42cm)
Ib Kofod-Larsen was a Danish architect and furniture designer who began his design career after gaining an architecture degree from the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen. In 1948, he opened his own design studio and along with many other design icons such as Hans J. Wegner, Kaare Klint, Børge Mogensen and Finn Juhl became an important representative of Danish Modernism. He had lots of international success in the 1950's and became one of the most successful and best-selling designers in Europe and America.