Designer: Asger Soelberg

Asger Chair Black painted beech ranchero leather seat

Comfortable wooden chair with elegant details. The chair’s seat and backrest are carefully designed to offer support and good freedom of movement in different sitting positions. Asger is available in three varieties: oiled oak, oiled beech and black painted beech. For all variants it is possible to purchase seat upholstery in leather or fabric from Danish weavery: Kjellerup Væveri.

From DKK 6.858,00

Seat hight, wooden seat: 43,5 cm
Seat hight, upholstered: 44,5 cm
Seat depth: 46 cm
Seat width: 46 cm
Armt rest height: 69 cm

Chair – choose between:

  • Beech, oiled
  • Beech, black-painted
  • Oak, oiled

Seat upholstered with fabric or leather.

Fabric – click to view:


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Seat hight, wooden seat: 43,5 cm
Seat hight, upholstered: 44,5 cm
Seat depth: 46 cm
Seat width: 46 cm
Armt rest height: 69 cm

Chair – choose between:

  • Beech, oiled
  • Beech, black-painted
  • Oak, oiled


Seat upholstered with fabric or leather.

Fabric – click to view:


Leather – click to view:

ravishing stripes

Classic stripes never go out of fashion, and if they are combined with the right colour palette, you have the balance that makes a piece of furniture relevant – not only today, but also in 20-30 years from now. Asger is availabel with upholstered seat in three breathtaking striped textiles from Danish Kjellerup Væveri (Kjellerup Weaving Mill). Kjellerup is known for its durability in quality and style and has over the years supplied textiles to many Danish furniture classics.

Classic leather

Asger is available in three variants: oak, beech and black. All variants come with or without upholstered seat. Choose leather for a warm and classic look that fits into any interior design.

“THE SEAT, BACK AND ARMRESTS OFFERS A SOFTNESS AND SUPPORT THAT IS USUALLY ASSOCIATED WITH UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE.”

The Asger chair is designed by Danish designer Asger Soelberg, who is known for his shapely wooden chairs. Bent Hansen’s owner and creative director, Henrik Hvid Hansen, tells about the collaboration:

“Ever since Bent Hansen was founded in 1948 as a small upholstery workshop in Aalborg, we have been focused on creating great comfort. So, when Asger Soelberg came to us with a presentation of a new dining chair, we asked each other: How can we, together, create a wooden chair with as great a level of comfort as an upholstered chair?”

The task was to shape the chair’s seat, back and armrests in a way that achieved the same softness as that of an upholstered chair. In addition, the spacious chair offers a unique freedom of movement in different sitting positions.

beech is back

Beech has been away from home decor for decades, but the wood type holds a unique warmth and charm that deserves a comeback. That is why our novelty Asger is available in beech. The fine veins and the glow in the beech wood give the chair an elegant and sophisticated look and offer a fine alternative to the oak’s light shade and defined veins.

What's in a name?

The Asger chair shares its name with the designer, and that is not a coincidence. According to Asger Soelberg, the chair is a personal comment to today’s design ideal:

“The Nordic design philosophy after the year 2000 has dictated reduction untill everything superfluous is cut away. I strongly disagree with that idea. In my opinion, it removes the charm of the design.”

According to Asger Soelberg, the chair is anything but minimalist:

”The chair has many exciting angles, which means that you can explore the furniture and find new details for many years to come.”

”THE CHAIR HAS MANY EXCITING ANGLES, WHICH MEANS THAT YOU CAN EXPLORE THE FURNITURE AND FIND NEW DETAILS FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.”