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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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Elle Decor Italia feature

    We are delighted to have the home of Dansk Møbelkunst's Ole Høstbo featured in Elle Decor Italia   Photos by Nathalie Kragh Styling by Tami Christiansen     ”My home is a space in constant transformation. I take furniture and objects and move them, swap them, replace them“ – Ole Høstbo, gallery owner     “It is often...
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An impressive chandelier

  Olaf Stæhr-Nielsen graduated as a ciseleur in 1917 and subsequently worked for Kay Bojesen and Alfred Dragsted in Copenhagen. The following year, he was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts where he became one of Professor and sculptor Einar Utzon-Frank’s first batch of students, something that would be crucial to Stæhr-Nielsen’s personal decorative expression. He was...
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TEFAF Maastricht 2020

We are delighted to be back at TEFAF - the world’s premier fair for fine art and design. Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery will present original works of Nordic design by prominent architects and designers such as Finn Juhl, Hans J. Wegner, Vilhelm Lauritzen, Poul Kjærholm, Kaare Klint among others. We look forward to welcoming you at booth 625 Preview by invitation...
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An extraordinary PH lamp

Poul Henningsen had a strained relationship with the fluorescent light tube. Having conquered the glaring light of the electric bulb in the 1920's with his patented 3-shade system, he had nothing good to say about the poor colour presentation of the fluorescent tube. So when he was called upon to design the lighting for the exhibition ”The House of the...
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Kaare Klint – A pioneer of Nordic functionalism

Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery is pleased to present a new exhibition, highlighting the early period of modern Danish design and one of its most influential figures, Danish furniture architect Kaare Klint.     Kaare Klint (1888-1954) was one of the great pioneers of 20th century modern design. Like many of his contemporaries, counting Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius, he advocated standardisation...
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