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Hans Olsen

The Gesture Chair is a beautifully crafted dining chair with an iconic moulded plywood backrest. It was conceived in the 1950s by the highly acclaimed Danish architect, Hans Olsen. With its unique and welcoming design, the Gesture chair creates a warm atmosphere around a dining table or at a desk.

As a tribute to the 1950s’ adoration of colour, the Gesture chair is available in an abundance of stunning colours and in a number of versions with or without upholstery. Choose from high quality leather or several different exclusive fabrics in the most beautiful colours from the Warm Nordic universe.


$ 1,095 

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Available in a range of stains, coloured finishes and designer textile options
Please view the Warm Nordic brand book for detailed product variants

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The Chair is part of a wider Classic collection by Warm Nordic.

Gesture Chair

Gesture Chair

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Gesture Chair

Hans Olsen

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Warm Nordic

Warm Nordic is a Danish lifestyle brand with a focus on designer furniture, lighting and homeware. The company celebrates the rich history of mid century Scandinavian design alongside work from today's leading contemporary Nordic designers.

A curated selection of authentic mid-century design classics are combined with bold modern work, destined to be the New Nordic icons of the future.

The Designer / 

Hans Olsen

Hans Olsen was born in Denmark in 1919. He began his career as a cabinetmaker before enrolling at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art in 1943 where he studied under Danish design master Kaare Klint. At the Academy, Olsen focused on ergonomics and the study of human body measurements. His studies were a sign of things to come, Olsen’s designs show an affinity for experimenting with shape and materials, all with the goal of achieving maximum comfort.

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