List of products by designer Borge Mogensen

(1914—1972)

Børge Mogensen was one of the most important Danish Modern furniture designers among his generation. His designs are simple, classical and highly functional. Mogensen started as a cabinetmaker in 1934 and later studied architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. He worked with Kaare Klint and continued his studies to develop domestic items that are customized for specific uses. Mogensen introduced the idea of building shelving units as part of a room, rather than buying and placing them in there. Mogensen was awarded many medals for his designs and his work has been featured in international exhibitions. Well-known furniture include: The Spokeback Sofa (1945).

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  • NKCH00010

    Design history Designer: Borge Mogensen Manufacturer: FDB Mobler, Denmark Model: J39 "People's Chair" Style: Scandinavian Modern Period: Circa 1970s Description  Recently restored set of six Borge Mogensen J39 Folkestolen, The People's Chairs. Designed in 1947. Produced in the 1970s by FDB Mobler. Lacquered beech with seat originally made of paper...

  • NKCR00014

    Design historyDesigner: Børge MogensenManufacturer: FDB, DenmarkModel 232Style: Scandinavian ModernPeriod: 1954Description Teak sideboard, model 232, designed by Børge Mogensen and produced by FDB in Denmark. Two teak doors enclosing shelves and drawers of birch. Brass keys serve as handles.DetailsMaterials and Techniques: Teak, birchDimensions: H 94 cm,...

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