Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery is proud to announce new collaborations with celebrated designers Michael Anastassiades and Claus Bjerre. The collaborations are part of an initiative teaming up with a select group of contemporary designers to further cultivate the values that apply to the gallery’s work within the field of 20th century Nordic design.
The quality of timelessness
Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery is proud to announce a new collaboration with celebrated designer Michael Anastassiades.
Exclusively for Dansk Møbelkunst, Michael has designed a group of furniture, consisting of a table, a stool and a screen, collectively titled Halfway Round. Michael’s design is both simple and sophisticated and combined with his devotion to quality this relates very well to the Danish cabinetmaking tradition of timeless design and superb craftsmanship.
Creating from history
Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery is proud to announce the collaboration with talented Danish furniture designer Claus Bjerre. The collaboration is part of a new initiative launched by gallery owner Ole Høstbo, who has teamed up with a select group of contemporary designers to further cultivate the values that apply to the gallery’s work within the field of 20th century Nordic design.
“The chest is a furniture type that seems largely forgotten, yet it has such a broad function. Claus’ work is both thorough and innovative, carefully designed and constructed, it is simply good design and represents an experimenting and creative continuation of the Danish cabinetmaking tradition,” Ole Høstbo says.
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