Design: Ditlev Carsten

Fantastic designer recliner

Fly was designed by furniture architect Ditlev Karsten. The chair is manufactured with stepless backrest function and adjustable neck support, and thus the frame is created for a fantastic reclining chair.
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H: 103 cm

W: 71 cm

D: 63 cm

Seat height: 41 cm

Seat depth: 49 cm

Footstool: H: 43 cm / W: 54 cm / D: 62cm / Seat Height: 43 cm


Seat part | Molded foam
Back support | Molded foam

Lower part

70-stainless brushed steel
90-black powder coated

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Wool | Chenille, velor, polyester | Cotton, linen | Mix | Structure

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Semi-aniline | Aniline | Vintage Honed Aniline | Nubuck

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Made to please, made to last

The idea behind Fly was precisely to create good sitting comfort in a modern style, and you can now enjoy that to the fullest. A design that perfectly supports a piece of furniture with many unique details. But also a design that ensures perfect sitting comfort.

"Danish furniture design with beautiful lines..."

FLY - reclining chair

Supplied in many types of wood and with a myriad of options in leather and upholstery, so you can create your very own personal expression.

A little about designer Ditlev Karsten

In 1976-1977, Ditlev Karsten had a slatted sofa in production by Erik Jørgensen. It was supposed to compete with Børge Mogensen's Tremmesofa, but due to high production costs it was taken off the program again. However, 400 copies were made. After a job as an urban planner in Odense, Ditlev Karsten took a job as a designer at Dyrlund-Smith.

Throughout the 1980s and 90s, architect Ditlev Karsten was primarily known as the designer of a large number of teak wood furniture for the Scandinavian stores in Germany. The best known is probably the GV Reolen. In addition to collaborating with Nielaus, Ditlev Karsten has also designed furniture for Trekanten-Hestbæk, Vantinge and Andersen Furniture.