Pieces of Nordic Happiness

Børge Mogensen

Danish furniture designer Børge Mogensen (1914 –1972) was one of the most influential designers of the Danish modern. Mogensen studied furniture design at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and his designs aimed at functionality, minimalist appearance and easy accessibility. Soon after his graduation Mogensen was named the chief of Danish Consumers’ Co-operative Society FDB, which focused on producing functional, durable and affordable furniture for all social classes.

Mogensen’s designs were often extremely modest and confident at the same time, and the same goes for his personality. Mogensen preferred to work with traditional and natural materials, but also liked to experiment with new techniques and supported the industrial production of furniture. His work was also influenced by folk art, lithography and Japanese wood carvings. During his career Mogensen was awarded with the Eckersberg Medal and C.F. Hansen Medal, and in 1972 he was named Honorary Royal Designer for Industry by the British Royal Society of Arts.

Børge Mogensen has designed pieces for the following brands: Hay, Fredericia, FDB Møbler


74 products

74 products

J41 chair, black

$295.00

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J42 chair, white, PU lacquer

$345.00 $293.00

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Mogensen 2207 armchair, black

$8,546.00

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Mogensen 2212 sofa, black

$15,247.00

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Mogensen 2213 sofa, black

$19,498.00

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Spoke-Back sofa, oak - Sunniva 2/242

from $10,388.00 $6,233.00

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Spoke-Back sofa, oak - Sunniva 2/717

from $10,388.00

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Spoke-Back sofa, oak - Fiord 391

from $10,388.00

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Spoke-Back sofa, oak - Fiord 271

from $10,388.00

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BM71 Library table, oiled oak

$6,884.00

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J41 chair, white

$295.00

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J42 chair, black

$356.00

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J42 chair, white

$356.00

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J41 chair, white, PU lacquer

$283.00 $241.00

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