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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Recently added to the website
Among the new peices on the website is a sculptural bench by Palle Suenson for Aarhus Oil Factory, c. 1940. For the same project Palle Suenson also designed the wall mounted light fixtures. The Universal pendant by Vilhelm Lauritzen, won the gold medal at the Internal Exhibition, Barcelona, 1929. Harbo Sølvsten designed the daybed in solid […]
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Show Schedule / Preview Day/ By invitation only Monday, June 13, 2016 Collectors Preview/ 12-5pm Vernissage/ 5-7pm / Public Show Days June 14-15/ 10am-8pm June 16-17/ 10am-7pm June 18-19/ 11am-7pm
Snapshots from the Copenhagen showroom
The showroom in Copenhagen has been redecorated. This corner displays the wall mounted drawers from the SAS Royal Hotel designed by Arne Jacobsen, 1958, with the Ox Chair, designed by Arne Jacobsen as well. The sofa is designed by Illum Wikkelsøe and the stool is by Hans J Wegner. The library […]