Fritz Hansen Big Chair Project with Jamie Oliver
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This year marks the 60th anniversary of Fritz Hansen’s ever-popular 3-legged Ant™ chair by Arne Jacobsen. In celebration they donated 25 of them to Jamie Oliver’s Better Food Foundation charity and The BIG Chair Project began. The chairs were then decorated by various artists and designers, including Paul Smith, Burberry, and Matthew Williamson, and are set to be auctioned in October, with proceeds going to the charity.

The 25 decorated Ant chairs are being revealed at Republic of Fritz Hansen Store London and will be on display during the London Design Festival this month.

Luvly Grub by Paul Smith

Paradise by Matthew Williamson

The Burberry Stud by Christopher Bailey (of Burberry)

Truly Scrumptious by Julien MacDonald

The Hipstamatic Chair by David Loftus and Jamie Oliver

Pink Drizzle by INSA

Lumberjack by Superdry

Hand Massaged Petal Chair by Sarah Burton (of Alexander McQueen)

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.