Furniture designer Hans J. Wegner died last month at the age of 92, according to Architectural Record. Wegner learned woodworking and furniture design at the start of his career. In 1943 he opened his own shop. Some of Wenger’s most notable designs are the China Chair, the Wishbone Chair and the Round Chair, which was used in the televised presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Wegner continued designing into the 1990s, creating hundreds of designs, including chairs, tables, office furniture, lamps and accessories. Read more.
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