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2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the classic Trinidad chair, designed by legendary designer Nanna Ditzel

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nanna Ditzel’s iconic Trinidad chair, Fredericia presents a selection of new shades enhancing the natural beauty of the materials in a contemporary manner.

The new editions are available in smoked, grey and light grey oak leaving the veneer with a visible wooden structure. This aesthetic creates a warm atmosphere in its given setting; from residential homes and professional workspaces to luxurious restaurants. These shades become especially pronounced when combined with a frame in the new warm-matt colour Flint.

Nanna Ditzel (1923-2005) is one of the most significant figures of Danish design heritage. She is best known for her uncompromising approach to quality, playful shapes and a magnificent ability to transform her artistic dreams into very functional and sophisticated designs

With Trinidad, Nanna Ditzel turned the modernist mantra of material reduction against its original intent. The cut-out fretwork of the curved shells not only lightens the visual density of the chair, but it also functions as a decorative element.

Inspired by her travels, Nanna Ditzel designed the Trinidad chair combining signature detailing with effortless elegance, while always aiming for great comfort and a sleek appearance.

- On Trinidad, I fell in love with the elaborate fretwork of the colonial facades, which almost dissolve in light and shadow – and this lace-like lightness I wanted to interpret into a chair, Nanna Ditzel said.

Trinidad in new shades is available from February 2018.

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