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. This version of the Penguin Rocking Chair has an upholstered seat which offers even more comfort to the user.
Materials: Powder coated steel frame, curved plywood, oak or walnut veneer and solid black ash base. The upholstered seat is produced by gluing foam onto the bended plywood shell upon which the textile or leather is mounted. Available in fabrics - Kvadrat Re-Wool (45% new wool worsted, 45% recycled wool, 10% nylon) / Kvadrat Hallingdal (70% New wool, 30% Viscose) or Nevotex Dakar Aniline Leather
Dimensions: Height: 74cm x Width: 56cm x Depth: 85cm (Seat Height: 42cm)
Delivery Time: Around 8 weeks
*** The fabrics shown that are available to buy have been carefully selected by Audo Copenhagen's design team as they work particularly well, many other fabrics are available so do get in touch if you want something different or need fabric samples ***
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.