Arne Jacobsen is a Danish design who designed in the early to mid part of the 20th century. Durring WWII, Jacobsen fled to Sweden in attempt to flee the German Concentration Camps. While there he was Jacobsen found himself inspired for the organic and lush Scandinavian style. The Series 7 chair was introduced by Jacobsen in the early 1950’s.. The intent of Jacobsen’s design was to create a modern, light, compactable, and simplistic chair. The chair has been known to have cushions, armrests, and even elaborate upholstery.