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1993: TRINIDAD CHAIR BY NANNA DITZEL

Utilising new CNC technology, Nanna Ditzel’s Trinidad Chair was a design breakthrough. The chair became an immediate success, and increased Fredericia’s turnover sevenfold.

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1995: THOMAS GRAVERSEN TAKES OVER AS CEO OF
FREDERICIA
STOLEFABRIK A/S

In the same year that Fredericia and Nanna Ditzel received Denmark’s highest design honour, the ID-prize for Industrial Design, Thomas takes over directorship of the factory from his father, Andreas. In that same year, the company name changed from Fredericia Stolefabrik A/S to Fredericia Furniture A/S. Today the company is known as simply ‘Fredericia’.

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1997: NANNA DITZEL BECOMES FREDERICIA’S HOUSE DESIGNER

Throughout the 1990’s, Nanna Ditzel was installed as Fredericia’s house designer, with a new design launched every year until her death, including the celebrated Temba chair and Nanna bench, which was designed specifically for Billund Airport.

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1998: GALLERY STOOL BY HANS SANDGREN JAKOBSEN

The Gallery stool was another design breakthrough and triumph for Fredericia. With striking simplicity, the properties of moulded plywood were pushed to the maximum limit to form a sculptural seating object. The stool has been awarded more than 20 international design recognitions to date.

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2000: MOBI CHAIR BY VICO MAGISTRETTI AND PER SKOVHOLT

Vico Magistretti and Per Skovholt designed reclining easy chair, Mobi, for Fredericia in 2000. Although innovative with it’s flexible seating functionality and extendable seating pad, the chair was unfortunately not a success and the chair was taken out of production after a few years.