Chicly designed to stand out as the centerpiece in any setting.

Preben Mehren

Preben Mehren is a Norwegian designer, entrepreneur and co-founder of Objekt, which integrates commercial products with sustainability and social values for everyday applications.

Preben was born in 1976 into the family’s furniture business, Sandella, which is North Europe’s largest independent moulded foam company with plants in Norway, Sweden and Lithuania. Preben attended Norwegian Marketing College to hone his skills for the design field. Formally entering the contract design industry in 2002, he evolved his design process by combining metal inserts with foam to create sculptural elements which is reflected in the Chip chair.   

In 2018, Mehren founded the furniture brand company, Objekt ( with two industry veterans as co-partners. Objekt is a lifestyle brand that produces ,“Everyday objects, for everyday use. – Home and Work". 


Design Story

The focus was on creating a clean, sophisticated design.
Designed by Preben Mehren, Chip has a beautiful scoop design that hugs the occupant in one continuous curve. Preben, a Norwegian born product designer, focuses on clean sophisticated designs in bringing his products to life. The importance of creating a beautiful, simple form was the aspiration of Preben's Chip curved shell lounge chair.

Details & Options

Lounge Chair

Lounge Chair