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. Established by Ole Høstbo in 1992, Dansk Møbelkunst takes its name from the Danish word for Furniture Art, a term that is rooted in the handicraft tradition and signifies a synthesis of aesthetics, utility and craftsmanship. During the twentieth century, møbelkunst evolved from the reproduction of historical styles to the creation of truly modern furniture that relied on beautiful materials, rather than applied decoration, and finely-crafted details for its aesthetic value. The gallery's expertise encompasses both handcrafted masterpieces and iconic works of industrial design.
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Happy Birthday Børge!
Today we celebrate yet another centenarian. Børge Mogensen, one of Denmark’s most important furniture architects, was born on April 13th 1914. Mogensen is recognized for his systematic and manifest order, clearly influenced by his professor Kaare Klint. He sought total clarification in material, construction and form, pursuing only the simple and the natural. Mogensen is […]
Snapshots from our current exhibition, Nordic by Nature. The exhibition continues until 10 May in our Paris gallery. We look forward to seeing you there!
Nordic by Nature
Today we open a new exhibition in our Paris gallery, presenting a selection of works by renowned Nordic designers and architects, such as Alvar Aalto, Bruno Mathsson, Hans J. Wegner, Kirsti Ilvessalo and Berndt Friberg. The starting point of the exhibition Nordic by Nature is the harsh Scandinavian climate, the beautiful rugged landscapes and the […]