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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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Paavo Tynell – Finnish Finesse

Finnish designer Paavo Tynell (1890-1973) originally trained as a blacksmith and continued his studies at the Helsinki University of Industrial Arts from where he graduated in 1917. Straight out of school, Tynell co-founded Taito Oy in 1918 – a company that was to become instrumental in the production of light fixtures in Finland in the early 20th Century. As advances...
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3 Days of Design with Michael Anastassiades

Dansk Møbelkunst is pleased to share some of the highlights from the 2020 edition of ‘3 days of design’ in Copenhagen. In collaboration between Dansk Møbelkunst, Anker & Co, Studio Michael Anastassiades and ARK JOURNAL the exhibition focused on studio lighting by Michael Anastassiades and the ‘Halfway Round’ furniture series designed exclusively by Michael for Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery. On the...
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ENTER Art Fair Copenhagen

We are delighted to be exhibiting at Enter Art Fair - The new and ambitious international art fair in the Nordics! Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery will present original works of 20th Century Nordic design alongside contemporary design by Michael Anastassiasdes and Claus Bjerre     The venue is in Copenhagen's industrial north harbour in the spectacular Tunnel Factory which used to...
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20th Century Trailblazers

Swedish textile artist Märta Måås-Fjetterström (1873-1941) was a leading figure in 20th century textile design. Living in a time of great change, not least for women, but also at a crossroad between historical design and modernity, she had a vision for new designs rooted in the rich heritage of Swedish folklore but combined with contemporary and new influences. Märta Måås-Fjetterstrøm...
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Made by hand

A distinctive feature of furniture making in Denmark in the 20th Century was the close collaboration between architects and craftsmen. In Danish furniture art Modernism did not mark a break with the traditions of the past but evolved out of the handicraft tradition. The new ideas of Functionalism that swept through the Western world in the 1920s were in the...
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