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Drop™ Chair | Fritz Hansen

  • Use

    Residential and commercial
  • Applications

    Offices, houses and commercial spaces

More about this product

The DropTM by Fritz Hansen chair was designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958 as part of his masterpiece, the legendary SAS Royal Hotel (today Radisson Blu Royal Hotel) in Copenhagen. The Drop was originally produced along with the SwanTM and the EggTM but in a very limited number exclusively for the hotel. After more than 50 years in hibernation, the Drop was relaunched in 2014. It is a small chair with a big personality and it is as fresh and vibrant as a new design but with a rare heritage. The design of the back combine a warm embrace with freedom of movement, resulting in a surprising level of comfort.



The shell is made of plastic (Outside: ABS / Inside: PA GF30% as reinforcement). The outer shell components are glued together with ABS glue and the inner parts with MS Polymer glue.
The chair is also available with upholstery:

  • Several textiles are available with EU Eco flower mark.
  • Foam is polyurethane (PUR) and has been made without using Freon.
  • A water-soluble glue is used for bonding of textile to the foam.

The base is chromed or powder coated steel. The bases are attached to the shell with joint filler.


The plastic shell is available in the following colours:


The DropTM comes upholstered in both fabric and leather. The upholstery is available in the following selection of fabrics and leathers:

Fritz Hansen Colours: The Fritz Hansen Colours are created exclusively by Republic of Fritz Hansen's own design team and consist of the serene pale pink, the warm and earthy terracotta orange and finally the deep ocean blue.

Fabrics: Canvas, Capture, Comfort, Diablo, Divina, Divina Melange, Divina MD, Fame, Fiord, Hallingdal, Remix, Steelcut, Steelcut Trio, Sunniva and Tonus.

Leathers: Basic, Classic, Rustic, Natural, White, Optical white, Elegance and Sense.

Black Edition: Black Basic leather with a double piping and sewn into shape. The base comes with black powder coated steel legs.

The seat cushion is made in colours matching the colours of the plastic shells:


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