Designers Karina Mencke and Marcus Vagnby created the chair as part of a collection that also includes barstools, benches, dining tables and coffee tables for their own label, ShapingYourDay.
The chair's rounded backrest narrows to a tongue-like section that curves underneath the seat.
A visible brass screw fixes the back section to a loop that curves up from the rear of the seat, and another screw underneath locks the two pieces in place.
"The Viggo chair has a two-shell structure, which gives the chair its high seating comfort and distinctive design expression, different from all other chairs," said the designers.
The chair is made from veneered plywood, in the tradition of some of the classic chairs created by Danish designers such as Arne Jacobsen and Grete Jalk in the 1950s and 1960s.
Padding can be added to the seat and back and upholstered in various fabrics.
An accompanying dining table has legs formed from two pieces of curving wood fixed together with brass screws, which match those used on the chairs.
ShapingYourDay launched the Viggo collection at the DesignTrade event in Copenhagen earlier this month.
Photography is by Kasper Harup-Hansen.
Here's some more information from the designers:
Viggo furniture collection
As designer you don't contribute to the big picture in every project, but once in a while you realize that you actually made a difference, you added something new, something meaningful.
We feel that it is the case with our new Viggo chair and furniture collection.
And what is the chance, to actually obtain added seating comfort and a unique design expression to a product like a chair? See for you self, in our opinion this is a new chair classic!
Words from the designers who started it all: We have worked with product design and architecture for numerous customers worldwide for more than a decade. In 2012 we started the brand ShapingYourDay, as a space for us to create and produce unique and functional lamps at affordable prices without compromising on quality and form. The brand has been an absolute success!
After two years of designing and developing, our dream and ambition to contribute with new classic designs to the long standing Danish furniture tradition, is coming true. We are proud to present the new Viggo furniture collection.
The Viggo collection includes chairs, barstools, benches, dining tables and coffee tables.
The Viggo chair has a two-shell structure, which gives the chair its high seating comfort and distinctive design expression, different from all other chairs. The back and seat of the chair merge together and create a comfortable seating flexibility. A single visible brass screw connects the back with the seat of the chair, leading to its honest and contemporary look. The chair is available in wood veneer with or without upholstered seat and back. Proudly produced in Denmark.
The Viggo table stands out with its simple and honest design. The light construction with the two parted legs ensure stability in an elegant and simple expression. The angle of the table legs provides ample room for chairs and increases stability further. A well-balanced table, an honest and classic Danish Design. Can be ordered in several sizes, materials and with added extensions. Proudly produced in Denmark.