Kai Kristiansen Set of Six Rosewood Dining Chairs
Kai Kristiansen for KS Møbler, set of 6 dining chairs, rosewood, fabric, Denmark, 1950s.
The chairs show beautiful and well designed lines and joints. The curved back and armrests are mounted on the oblique rear legs, which provides an open, light expression. A nice grain of the rosewood is visible on the whole design but especially on the curved back and small armrests.
Kai Kristiansen (1929-) was trained as a cabinet maker and worked for a couple of years under Kaare Klint. In 1955 Kristiansen started to work as a designer to and opened his own design studio. As a designer he collaborated amongst others with Kjaersgaard and Fritz Hansen. Kai Kristiansen style is defined by clean lines, simplicity and high-quality natural material.
The chairs are upholstered in several tints of white colored fabric. May you prefer another color of fabric or leather, reupholstery is of course possible.