Hans J. Wegner(1914-2007) has passed away It is with the greatest regret that we learn that Architect Hans J. Wegner passed away peacefully on 26th January 2007. He reached an age of 92 years. Hans J. Wegner worked hard during his long life and created furniture that became the inspiration of a whole generation and in spite of the rapid change in technology and lifestyle is still sought after objects in our time. Born in Denmark in 1914 he trained as both a master cabinetmaker and an architect. He became a world renowned architect who was bestowed with many international honours during his time. Generally, Hans J. Wegner was considered the "Master of the Chair", with more than 400 chairs to his name. Today many of his furniture creations are on display at leading design museums around the world For all he created - a strong concentration on minimalism, quality and functionality were always in focus.