Like many designers in the mid 20th century, Børge Mogensen (1914-1972) was an idealist and was focused on creating furniture that would not only stand the test of time in terms of quality but also inspire to design a home in a sensible and tasteful manner. His work was driven by social concerns, solving problems in residential living spaces with his studies in human proportions.
A couple highlights from my visit to this year’s 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen, Denmark. 3 days of open design showrooms, design talks and special exhibitions and of course enjoying the lovely city of Copenhagen.
“It is very important to take into account the way a chair’s appearance combines with the person who sits in it. Some chairs look like crutches. And I don't like them at all.” - Nanna Ditzel
Nanna Ditzel has been called by many the Queen of Danish Design, she was passionate about her craft and her designs stood out among her male contemporaries. Read more about her life and find out what makes her work so special.
Danish design company France & Søn is synonymous with quality mid-century collectible design. Learn more about their history and the designers they’ve worked with.