Mid century rocking chair – The very first rocking chair was produced in England around the year 1725 – The Windsor Rocker, it was called. The rocking chair was used as garden furniture, and it was also this feature, the rocking chair took with him to the US where it was particularly widespread in the mid-1800s in a wicker version on the porch. Later it was mainly the so-called Shaker rocking chairs in wood with cane seat that became popular.
And since both Hans Wegner, Verner Panton and Charles Eames presented their ideas in a modern mid century rocking chair. In the 1920s, a little sentimental rocking chair in both the US and Europe and was really taken into the living rooms. And then threw furniture designers really in love with the shaky Furniture.
12 Photos Gallery of: Popular Mid Century Rocking Chair
Wegner 6 different mid century rocking chair, inspired by the Shakers. He felt the rocking chair would be great for coffee and cake, as one might tilt back when you had to rinse the cake down. A more serious reason for his interest in the rocking chair was that he had discovered that it was good for the circulation sat and rocked, says Christian Holm Olesen, exhibition and collection manager at the Design Museum Denmark.