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Fritz Hansen Reintroduces Paul McCobb’s Planner Series

Danish furniture design company Fritz Hansen is celebrating Paul McCobb’s multi-functional furniture collection by reintroducing designs from his Planner series. These products offer the classic look of McCobb designs with the functionality for every room or office.

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During the 1950s and 1960s, McCobb was among the leading contemporary furniture designers within the American industry.

Inspired by his New England upbringing and influenced by Shaker Design, the American designer’s range of furniture, accessories, textiles, and interior design projects have not been in production since his death in 1969, but are now making their way back into the scene through reissues.

“Perspective and scale in particular became a trademark for McCobb, whose tables, shelves and even lamps were the result of meticulous attention to the room the design would inhabit. Thin lines, simplicity of form and a distinct lightness characterise the works of Paul McCobb,” says Fitz Hansen.

According to Planner Group Designs by McCobb, the Planner collection was designed to satisfy the needs of those who seek superior design in their homes.

Planner Coffee Tables

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Originally created by the designer in 1953, the Planner coffee tables are available in both a cream or black marble table top, combined with a thin “barely there” steel frame in a circular, square or rectangular shape.

Planner Shelves

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The graphic aesthetic of the Planner Shelves is fit for any setting, whether it’s an office, a waiting area to showcase accessories, or even a vanity for toiletries. McCobb’s signature quality within the Planner Shelves maintains organization in three versatile sizes.

PM-02 Table Lamp

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The PM-02 Table Lamp is a new addition to the Planner series. This simple and practical design comes in a black lacquered steel or brass base combined with a warm diffused light, making any study cozy and inviting.

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