Fredericia’s Mogensen bench from 1956 follows the sleek form of Børge Mogensen’s classic chair design called Mogensen 3236. The timeless bench, complete with a backrest, is a great example of the Danish design legend’s minimalist style: high-quality materials and perfect proportions are combined to form a functional yet beautiful piece of furniture that will complement any space and atmosphere be it a modern or a more classic interior.
Mogensen 3171 bench, oiled oak - cognac leather
- Cognac, oiled oak
- 171,5 cm
- 48,5 cm
- 77 cm
- Seat height
- 46 cm
- Frame material
- Oiled oak
- Upholstery fabric
- Leather Aniline Max 95, Cognac
- 21 kg
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.View all products