The Grand Prix™ (3130) design, by Arne Jacobsen was introduced by Fritz Hansen at the Designers’ Spring Exhibition at the Danish Museum of Art & Design in Copenhagen, in 1957. Later that year, the chair was displayed at the Triennale in Milan where it received the Grand Prix – the finest distinction of the exhibition. After which the chair has always been called the Grand Prix Chair™. Originally, the Grand Prix chair was introduced with a wooden and steel base. Today, the chair is available with a chromed base and is an ideal chair with a wide range of applications, such as dining, conference, office and the private home. The seat height is 465mm although other heights (440 and 485mm) are available at a surcharge.