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Sibast Chairs – Furniture With Retro Inspiration


As we mentioned at the design trends 2017 a furniture with retro inspiration are so fashionable and chic nowadays. Example for fantastic furniture pieces designed in the 1950’s and 60’s and sold around the world are those chairs Sibast No 8. and Sibast No 7. Now more than 60 years later the chair is the first to be relaunched put into production.



In 1953 Helge Sibast designed the chair Sibast No 8. A Danish design classic, which was part of the Danish design wave in the 1950’s and 60’s, and was sold around the world. Now more than 60 years later the chair is the first to be relaunched by the grandson and his wife, Ditlev & Anna Sibast.


The characteristic y-shaped legs, the floating seat, and the press molded backrest of the chair demands high-quality craftsmanship to be able to create the unique expression and sustainable design; where functionality meets aesthetics – the re-launch of a real Danish Design Classic.


Sibast No 7 is the second chair re-launched by SIBAST The chair was designed in 1953 by Helge Sibast. The characteristic press molded backrest defines the head and gives an excellent seating comfort. It makes the design unique however still with clear relations back to the 1950’s where Helge Sibast challenged the ways of working with wood in his designs.


Being a skilled cabinetmaker, he did the manufacturing of his designs himself. The bag legs of the chair are slightly narrowed which brings simplicity to the design. The seating construction lifts the seat free of the legs and gives lightness to the chair.