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Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery specializes in rare, original works of Danish furniture that were created during 1920-70, when a circle of craftsmen, architects and designers erased the distinction between works of art and functional equipment for everyday life.

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Selected Nordic Design II

Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery is very pleased to present our latest catalogue - The guiding principle of this selection of Nordic design is the devotion to quality. The present works all came out of a time-specific cultural movement - an era when the workshops were still active and Nordic design reached its peak of refinement in a synthesis of aesthetics, craftsmanship...
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In search of the perfect light

PH. You do not need more information other than these renowned initials to recognize the celebrated trademark of Danish architect and lighting designer Poul Henningsen (1894-1967), a man who played a crucial role in the evolution of lighting design. Poul Henningsen was a prominent figure of his time – not just in the world of design, but he also achieved...
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A perfect match

Finn Juhl (1912-1989) is indisputably one of the most innovative furniture designers of the 20th Century.  In the 1940s he broke with the established furniture tradition and designed several expressive and sculptural creations that regenerated Danish furniture design and paved the way for the international recognition of modernist Danish furniture. Juhl initially wanted to study art history, but eventually enrolled...
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Lasting relations

It is not possible to discuss the design of Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007) without equally mentioning master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen. A distinctive feature of furniture making in Denmark in the 20th Century was the close collaboration between architects and craftsmen - Wegner and Johannes Hansen enjoyed one of the most fruitful collaborations of the period. Johannes Hansen (1886-1961) was an...
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