For the parent who demands only the best, Svan® combines functionality, safety and durability with timeless Scandinavian style. Crafted in elegant bentwood, known for its dramatic look and resilient strength, every piece will fit right in with the exceptional home – and the exceptional life.
With special attention to safety features, comfort and healthy development, Svan® products are designed with the well-cared-for baby in mind. The ease of use, extended product life and streamlined design simplify life beautifully for discriminating parents.
The Svan® story began in 1996 with the design of the flagship product, the Svan High Chair. Anders Fällman and Kjell (pronounced Shell) Hägström had years of design experience under their belts before they turned their talents to creating the Svan line. When Anders became a father, he wasn't satisfied with the high chair options on the European market. So he and Kjell set out to "build a better mousetrap."
They knew that safety and durability would be key design elements of their product. To ensure that, they chose to use bentwood, a technique of steaming and bending wood before letting it harden into shape. This unique method gave the finished product the strength and security parents desired, while staying true to Swedish style. After months of research and careful crafting, the Svan chair was launched.
Today, Svan is owned by US based Scandinavian Child and maintains a design team in Sweden to keep the brand's core competence intact. The collection now includes other well-made, well-designed products like booster seats, tables, bouncers and ride-on toys.
"The Svan Chair is now my latest baby obsession. The price point is higher than 'average' but what makes it worthwhile is its versatility in comparison to other chairs. This one lasts for years as it grows with your child. It converts into various stages...and can even be used as a computer chair for teenagers. I feel like that alone makes the price justifiable. ... In short, I love it. In fact I'm debating buying a second one since this is actually great for both boys." - Whitney, Owner of MommiesWithStyle.com
"I bought a Svan chair for my youngest son almost 3 years ago, and I'm still convinced it is the coolest high chair out there: it gets the most compliments, keeps my son from climbing out of it or falling out by way of sliding through at the bottom, and most importantly, it is Not Made of Plastic. It's also durable, cleanable and completely height-adjustable. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if the Svan chair someday accompanies my son to college" - Karen, Babble.com
We love the chair! It does really help my son sit much better at the table at the same time it doesn't make him feel as if he is in a baby seat so he wants to sit in it. It helps him sit in a better position for both writing at the table as well as helping him with his eating. I myself also love the design of the chair. Its modern in style but yet having it in the darker wood makes it fit in just fine with our older home. Also, to be frankly honest when he isn't using it I love using it at times myself! I have had a couple serious car wrecks in the past causing me to get degenerative disk disease in my neck and back so the foot rest at the bottom makes sitting at a bar height table MUCH more comfortable! Also, his younger brother also frequently uses it to do his homework as well. It is definitely a whole family style chair! - Vickie, mom of developmentally challenged son
"My son loves his new Svan chair - he chortles with laughter when he is in it. When I had to put him in, then take him out to make some adjustments, he protested vehemently for the delay until he was back in it. Now he is a part of family dinnertime - and he loves it. Thank you for such a great product!" - Victoria, mom of 5½ month old
SSSWeeeeet Lord "This chair rocks and it looks awesome as well. So sick of the generic, plastic, all-look-the-same high chairs on the market these days. Would highly recommend!!!!" - Levi, a father of 3, Connecticut from BABYCENTER.COM
Sleek and versatile! "We LOVE our Svan chair! It's a compact and great-looking chair, and our son has the flexibility to move and not be stuffed into a chair that doesn't allow that. It's well worth the cost because it grows with your child, eliminating the need for boosters and over-sized adult chairs, and versatile too because you can choose the color and finish. Highly recommended!" - Teri, mother of a 16-month-old, Minneapolis, MN from BABYCENTER.COM
I love it! "I love the Svan chair! And my daughter does too. It's super stable and I feel like she is really safe in it. Also, the modern aesthetic looks great in our house, we can pull it right up to the dinner table, and it doesn't look out of place!" - Vivian, new mom, Bay Area, CA From BABYCENTER.COM
Love This Chair "I have been using a Svan chair for 2 1/2 years and I absolutely love it. It has worked well as my son has gone from just starting to eat to now that he is almost 3 years old. It is very sturdy and has never tipped over although my son has tried his hardest. Also, it is easy to clean up, looks great in our kitchen and dining room, and doesn't take up much room while still being functional. I highly recommend this chair!" - Dianna, mother of 1, Charlotte, NC From BABYCENTER.COM
"I have a daughter with special needs, and your Svan chair is the only chair that allows her to safely be part of the family without the need for her wheelchair at the table. The chair is so easy to use, and lightweight, we often take it with us on outings. We love this chair!" - Kim in Ontario
"We recently purchased your chairs to work with preschoolers with autism. The chairs are working wonderfully! The children are having much success in their use and the teachers' backs are being saved! We couldn't live without the chairs." - Jennifer, Special Educator in New York
"We really like this chair for multiple reasons. It has a unique look to it; everyone has commented on how interesting it looks. The adjustable height of the seat makes it perfect for scooting it up under the dining room table. It's light enough to pick up and carry, but heavy enough to be sturdy. It's easy to fit in the car for trips to grandma's house. Overall, we've liked this chair much more than the plastic ones we've used in the past." - iParenting Media Awards' Reviewer