Fritz Hansen obtains his “Certificate of Bourgeois Status” as master cabinetmaker in 1872. Since, then the firm has come to embody Danish design with a number of historical pieces. As an exclusive international design brand, Fritz Hansen delivers stupendous craftsmanship and premium quality with unique designs from Arne Jacobsen, Bruno Mathsson, Cecilie Manz, Christian Dell ,Hans J. Wegner, Hans S. Jakobsen, Hiromichi Konno, Jaime Hayon, Jehs + Laub, Kasper Salto, Pelikan Design, Piero Lissoni, Piet Hein, Piet Hein, Aj, Bm, Poul Kjærholm, Sidse Werner, and Todd Bracher.
Today, Fritz Hanson design remains visionary while making use of the very best quality materials chosen both for beauty and their environmental purity. Arkitektura of San Francisco and Detroit (Birmingham, Michigan) is proud to showcase the best expressions of this historic Danish firm, with every detail of each piece carefully thought out and produced with a high finishes that is unique and yet also pure Fritz Hansen.
“All our Fritz Hansen upholstered furniture produced since 2006 bears a Republic of Fritz Hansen tag as a sign of authenticity. Products produced before 2010 have a red tag while products produced today come with a brown tag. Arkitektura’s Fritz Hansen customers will receive a limited warranty of up to 20 years when they register each piece’s ID number immediately after purchase.” Andrew Fisher, Arkitektura owner.
It is Arkitektura’s belief that Fritz Hansen furniture discretely illuminates any type of space for modern city dwellers. Our customers will want to consider the swan chairs, egg chairs and other designs as the pinnacle of Scandinavian furniture design for people who wish to strengthen their personal identity through an expression of understated luxury.
Both originals and evolutions of designs by Arne Jacobsen, the organic functionality of Hans Jørgensen Wegner live on today through the creative minds of such designers as Denmark’s Hans S. Jakobsen, Japan’s Hiromichi Konno, Spain’s Jaime Hayon, German’s Jürgen Laub and Markus Jehs, and Scandinavia’s Pelikan Design. These and the many other distinguished designers continue to create the finest Fritz Hansen sofas, couches, chairs, tables and other furnishings for home and executive offices.
The leather and fabric used in Fritz Hansen upholstered furniture is provided by the very finest suppliers and the most skilled craftsmen handcraft our upholstering. Every Fritz Hansen piece shows its dedication to and obsession with quality.
As the company states: “It is important for Fritz Hansen to show the world that we will not tolerate those who infringe our design rights… In this respect we have implemented yet another precautionary measure, which means that an ‘invisible’ thread has been introduced into our labels, which can only be identified by a special pen that Fritz Hansen holds. In the light hereof, we can always distinguish between an original and a copy.”
Arkitektura and Fritz Hansen believe that environmental sustainability, quality and design are all equally important. Fritz Hansen strives to make all of its manufacturing activities and business processes as socially responsible as possible.
Fritz Hansen is committed to producing long lasting products, reducing any and all toxic chemicals, responsible sources of materials that reduce environmental impact from suppliers who care about their employees, and reducing C02 emissions—“all to show the world that sustainable quality is the best solution.”