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Falcon First

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Falcon First

Falcon First is an iconic piece of design history.

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Elegant and timeless

The tale takes us back to 1971 when Sigurd Resell crafted this chair, channeling the cozy allure of a hammock. Its hanging design brings a gentle sway and an unparalleled seating comfort. Falcon First is the classic and original Falcon chair, recognized by its buttons.


A true icon

Sigurd Resell had a solid carpentry education with him before he studied at the Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry (1943–1947). He designed some of the post-war most shapely furniture and is known for his steel furniture. In 1970, the Industry Council invited to the furniture competition «A piece of furniture». Sigurd Resell received second prize for the Blankvals armchair. The chair, which was later named Falcon, which has become one of the most known Norwegian furniture icons.

Sigurd Resell


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Designer Sigurd Resell
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The textile/leather options displayed on the right are just examples. We offer a wide range of colors and materials. To see the full collection please visit your local Hjelle dealer.

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2. Choose canvas and frame×

Black canvas / black frame

Nature canvas / polished steel frame

3. Choose fabric×

Cognac - Vintage

Hallingdal 227

Rangers – Vintage

Anthrazite – Dunes

Black – Elmo Rustical

Black – Prescott

Brown – Elmo Rustical

Brown – Hemsen Anilin

Dark Brown – Dunes

Sand – Hemsen Anilin

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Designer Sigurd Resell