Egg Chair & Footstool

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.


*Under Development*

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

Height: 14.5” | 37 cm
Width: 22” | 56 cm
Depth: 16” | 41 cm

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


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

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