In 1959 Arne Jacobsen created Dryden™ - in English meaning the Pot™ - a light take on an embracive lounge chair and originally designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. With the relaunch of the Pot we aim to revitalize another Arne Jacobsen signature sculpture for the modern interior. One that works as beautifully standing alone in a home lounge setting as it does arranged in pairs in a welcoming cocktail bar or the informal meeting room. The shape is the same as the original design from 1959 - the seat and materials have been improved to meet today’s standards for comfort and durability. The Pot comes in an endless variety of fabrics and leathers. It is small yet embracive, it is modern yet timeless and it is an Arne Jacobsen original. Originally the Pot decorated both the SAS Royal Hotel’s sophisticated Orchid bar and the astonishing winter garden. The chair too was found on every floor in the hotel across from the elevators, greeting guests with a recognizable meeting point. Needless to say, the Pot chair inhabited the hotel as much as its design icon siblings, the Egg™ and the Swan™. The relaunched Pot chair is suitable for both private and contract use based on its renewed durability and timeless quality, both characteristics of the Fritz Hansen way of manufacturing and the Arne Jacobsen way of designing.
The Pot™ comes in 3 new Fritz Hansen Colours created exclusively by our own design team: the serene pale pink, the warm and earthy terra-cottaorange and finally the deep ocean blue. Like the Series 7™, the Pot chair is sewn with a piping. Furthermore, we have improved the foam used for the shell to which the chosen fabric or leather upholstery is glued.
The Pot is also available in the following fabrics and leather types:
Fabrics: Canvas, Capture, Diablo, Fame, Tonus, Divina, Divina Melange, Divina MD, Fiord, Hallingdal, Steelcut, Steelcut Trio, Sunniva and Comfort. Leathers: Basic, Classic, Elegance, Sense, White, Optical White, Rustic and Natural.
The base for the Pot™ comes in chromed steel or in dark brown powder coated steel.