During the Milan Furniture Fair (April 9-14, 2013), Danish furniture firm Carl Hansen & Son will be exhibiting a production version of the sculptural plywood lounge chair “Dream” designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando. The Dream chair is a single sheet of curved plywood resting elegantly on a plywood base. the chair project was announced during the last year’s Milanese fair as part of a collaboration between Tadao Ando and Carl Hansen.
Knud Erik Hansen, CEO of Carl Hansen & Son, cited that Ando’s simple, original and functional style complements the Scandinavian design philosophy perfectly. He further said that The Dream chair will hit the shelves this summer in oak and American walnut (leather upholstery optional), and the pricing starts at $4,000.