PK8™ is available with front upholstery in black, white, red and grey moulded plastic in a limited range of fabrics or leathers. The base is made of anodized, satin brushed
aluminium and the shell of PC/ABS plastic.
Poul Kjærholm was a trained carpenter and continued his studies at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts. He had a particular interest in different construction materials; especially steel which he considered a natural material with the same artistic fineness as other natural materials.
Poul Kjærholm was employed at Fritz Hansen for about a year, where he designed a number of noteworthy chair prototypes…