Designed by Simon Legald, for Normann Copenhagen
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Hyg Lounge Chair Low Oak, by Normann Copenhagen. Upholstery Synergy, available in 4 colors: Grey, Purple, Green and Beige.
The concept of hygge is all about feeling good – security, warmth and comfort all form part of its DNA, and it is precisely these qualities that provide the template for the Hyg collection.
Characterized by its ample silhouette, Hyg radiates a primary organic purity. Its voluminous form is offset by a narrow contour which hones and refines its expression. The enveloping design can add a sense of security and privacy to a hectic environment, making the furniture eminently suitable for public spaces.
Dimensions Height: 84,5cm x Length: 83cm x Depth: 80cm. Seating Height: 40cm.
Materials and Finishes
Shell: Hard molded PU foam with steel reinforcement.
Cushion: Soft molded PU foam with upholstery.
Upholstery: Camira Synergy. Available in 4 finishes:|Grey (reference Partner - LDS16), Purple (reference Fate - LDS07), Green (reference Regard - LDS54) or Beige (reference Bracket - LDS23). Composition is 95% New Zealand Wool and 5% Polyamide.
Legs: Lacquered Oak.
Normann Copenhagen uses superior upholstery from Camira, Denmark. Synergy is a soft handle wool blend fabric featuring exquisite fiber dyed shades and sumptuous piece dyed solids.
Construction The shell has steel reinforecement for added strength. Hyg is made of molded PU foam with a molded lumbar support. Hyg is delivered assembled.
Test: EN 1022:2005 and EN 16139:2013. Level 2.
Inspired by Danish hygge, designer Simon Legald has created the Hyg furniture series. When the series was introduced in 2018, it consisted of a 2-seater sofa, lounge chairs and a footstool. In 2020, the range expands with a chair and barstool that share the characteristics of the lounge series: the hearty, organic curves designed with a focus on sublime comfort.
The concept of hygge is all about feeling good – security, warmth and comfort all form part of its DNA, and it is precisely these qualities that provide the template for the Hyg collection. With the new models, the range – and the coziness – further unfolds, and new possibilities arise of creating coherent environments with both dining and lounge areas.
”The moments where we sit down together, immerse ourselves in conversation and share a meal – for me this is where the feeling of hygge really peaks. Thus, it seemed only natural that the Hyg range should also provide the setting for moments like these. The feeling of hygge is not only linked to the visual experience of the design; it lies in the overall sensuous experience. A lot of effort has gone into sculpting the shape to provide rest and support for the human body, to make it comfortable to sit in, basically.”, Simon Legald tells us.
Simon Legald graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in the summer of 2012. His work consists of both small- and large scale products. Simon’s designs are often created in a dialogue between craftsmanship and industry. He also likes to incorporate the techniques that are necessary for the structure of a product into the design by highlighting them visually.
“Honesty is what makes a product understandable and is what describes the products functionality. If you understand the product, it does not need any explanation. The essence of my design is for it to be bought and used. Therefore, it has to satisfy not only the functional aspects, but also the psychological and aesthetic needs. For me simplicity describes the true identity of objects and makes them trustworthy. In my design, I try not to add any unnecessary details. I work with simplicity by highlighting the necessities instead of hiding them. It gives the product a simple and honest expression.”