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Upholstery Excellence

Our upholstery workshop in Svendborg, Denmark, represent a body of upholstery knowledge unapparelled in Scandinavia, where we keep our traditions alive and apply our internal wealth of knowledge.

The Ox Chair is a perfect example of an innovative approach to an old craft. With its voluminous upper body on a delicate steel base, it was a challenge to produce when it was first launched in the 1960s by the AP Workshop in Copenhagen. In the late 1980s, Hans J. Wegner turned to Erik Jørgensen for his upholstery expertise and the result was quite cutting edge at the time.

Together they introduced modern block foam to the chair, making it extremely stable in form over time, as opposed to the traditional method used before. Nevertheless, the process of upholstering the Ox Chair remains a very handcrafted technique. The sculpted lines and organic curves require expert craftsmanship skills and a certain amount of physical strength. It actually takes an entire day to make each Ox Chair.

Pay attention to the upholstery. Only fine craftsmanship will provide you with the longevity that you wish for.

From Fredericia Catalogue 1924

Upholstery at Fredericia Furniture
Upholstery at Fredericia Furniture

Sheworks Atelier: Breathing new life into textile waste

Instead of textile leftovers, we see the potential for innovative designs, and by prolonging the life of these quality textiles, we save valuable resources. We proudly present the elegant Ribbon textile passionately crafted with hearts and hands near our production facility in Svendborg, Denmark.

Fredericia and Sheworks Atelier have collaborated on a new textile design made from textile waste - exceptional quality and design with a significant reduction of environmental impact.

Rasmus Graversen together with Sheworks Atelier


Read about our collaboration with Sheworks

For People & Planet

We proudly present our Sustainability Report 2022; For People & Planet.

Clarity, honest materials, and human empathy have always been part of the Fredericia Furniture DNA.

Read the full report
Read the full report


Raw production of The Mogensen 3171 Bench at Fredericia Furniture
Raw production of The Mogensen 3171 Bench at Fredericia Furniture


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