#7: Hans J. Wegner: Simple and Elegant Minimalist Design

#7: Hans J. Wegner: Simple and Elegant Minimalist Design

Hans Wegner Chair in Pompidou Paris photo courtesy of Flicker user ninahale

By this point, you’ve probably caught on that Denmark provided us with many of the famed designers that came to be the face of mid-century modern furniture. Hans J. Wegner was yet another Danish designer, who combined an original sense of style with brilliant craftsmanship, creating prolific works that became very popular around the world.

Wegner had a knack for using the…

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