Egg Chair & Footstool

The Egg Chair and Footstool are a pair of sculpted furniture pieces shaped to respond to the human body. Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 as the signature element of his collection for the lobby of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, the Egg Chair can adjust for privacy and comfort by tilting and swiveling its upholstered foam shell around an aluminum base.

The Egg Chair measures 34” (86.4 cm) wide, 37.5” (95.3 cm) deep, has a back height of 42.25” (107.3 cm), and a seat height set at  14.5” (36.8 cm). The paired Footstool is 22” (55.9 cm) wide, 16” (40.6 cm) deep, and 14.5” (36.8 cm) high.

Egg Chair & Footstool has a height of 42.25” | 107 cm.
The Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm, width of 34.0” | 86 cm, and depth of 37.5” | 95 cm.
The Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm, width of 34.0” | 86 cm, and depth of 37.5” | 95 cm. The seat height of the Egg Chair & Footstool is set at 14.5” | 37 cm with arms at 22.5" | 57 cm.
The Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm, length of , and depth of 37.5” | 95 cm.
The Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm, length of , and depth of 37.5” | 95 cm. The seat height of the Egg Chair & Footstool is set at 14.5” | 37 cm.
Egg Chair & Footstool have an overall length of and width of 34.0” | 86 cm. Egg Chair & Footstool have an overall area of .
The Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm, length of , and depth of 37.5” | 95 cm. The Egg Chair & Footstool has a seat height set at 14.5” | 37 cm and an arm height of 22.5" | 57 cm.
The average Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm, withers (shoulder) height of 14.5” | 37 cm, and body length of . A typical Egg Chair & Footstool weighs between and has a lifespan of roughly 1958.
The typical Egg Chair & Footstool has an overall height of 42.25” | 107 cm and body length of . An average Egg Chair & Footstool weighs between and has a typical lifespan of 1958.
Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Egg Chair and Footstool in side, front, back, and plan profiles

The Egg Chair and Footstool are a pair of sculpted furniture pieces shaped to respond to the human body. Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 as the signature element of his collection for the lobby of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, the Egg Chair can adjust for privacy and comfort by tilting and swiveling its upholstered foam shell around an aluminum base.

The Egg Chair measures 34” (86.4 cm) wide, 37.5” (95.3 cm) deep, has a back height of 42.25” (107.3 cm), and a seat height set at  14.5” (36.8 cm). The paired Footstool is 22” (55.9 cm) wide, 16” (40.6 cm) deep, and 14.5” (36.8 cm) high.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
What are lounge chairs?
Lounge chairs are a variety of chair styles designed to allow a person to stretch out in a reclined or lounging position. Lounge chairs are often adjustable and include chaise longues, recliners, easy chairs, and armless backed chairs paired with ottomans.
What is the seat height of a lounge chair?
Lounge chairs are typically designed to be lower and more reclined than other chair types and range in seat heights from 12.5”-17” (32-43 cm).

Where are lounge chairs used?
Lounge chairs are best used in spaces where relaxing often occurs such as residential living rooms, reading rooms, and bedrooms or as signature accent pieces in high visibility spaces such as lobbies and reception spaces.

Details

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Height: 
42.25” | 107 cm
Width:
34.0” | 86 cm
Depth:
37.5” | 95 cm
Length:
Seat Height
14.5” | 37 cm
Arm Height
22.5" | 57 cm
Weight:

Ottoman:
Height: 14.5” | 37 cm
Width: 22.0” | 56 cm
Depth: 16.0” | 41 cm

Materials
Steel column, injection-molded aluminum base structure; Fiberglass-reinforced polyurethane foam shell, fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
Arne Jacobsen
Year
1958

Drawings include:
Egg Chair: Front elevation, side, side (person), back, plan
Egg Footstool: Front/back elevation, side, plan

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