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Carl Hansen & Søn, Rocking Nest Chair 

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ithout a doubt, the rocking chair presents the epitome of relaxation, it makes you think that you’re being well looked after. Its familiar feel makes any room feel more welcoming. And if we go for a foldable design like Rocking Nest Chair by Carl Hansen & Søn, we can’t help not to take it always with us.


  • What is it? Rocking Nest Chair by Carl Hansen & Søn, the foldable rocking chair.
  • What is special about it? This lightweight piece has the same cocoon-like feel of a nest, and its foldable design is extremely practical. So, we can take it everywhere we go and fold it away when to in use.
  • How is it made? Foldable frame in timber (walnut or oak) and steel (stainless steel or painted white) and upholstered in either fabric or fabric with leather inserts, the upholstery is tied together with nautical rope.
  • Who is it by? Anker Bak is a Danish designer with a most unconventional background. Born in 1983, Anker has always been a pretty adventurous person (he spent part of his life in camping vans and mobile homes and enjoys hiking), he trained as a joiner and doesn’t compromise when it comes to his work: his pieces have to satisfy a precise need and are designed to last.
  • We have chosen it because... Rocking Nest Chair by Carl Hansen & Søn is foldable and takes up no space at all, the perfect rocking chair for a tiny home.


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