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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Snapshot from our showroom
Børge Mogensen sideboard, Vilhelm Lauritzen table lamp, chair by Arne Jacobsen and Flemming Lassen – and cigar boxes made by Danish cabinetmakers.

Save the Date
These days we are preparing a new exhibition, celebrating the centenary of Hans J. Wegner. The exhibition opens in our Paris gallery September 12.      

Aalto / Glass
Finland’s best-known architect and furniture designer Alvar Aalto is equally renowned for his glass designs. Aalto’s celebrated Savoy vase was originally designed in 1936 as part of the sketch series “Eskimoerindens skinnbuxa” (the eskimo woman’s leather pants), with which he won a competition organized by Karhula glassworks. The inspiration behind the series is said to […]

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