Description

Fredericia’s Mogensen bench from 1956 follows the sleek form of Børge Mogensen’s classic chair design called Mogensen 3236. The timeless, leather-upholstered 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.

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Mogensen 3171 bench, soaped oak - Omni cognac leather

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1–2 months

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Colour
Cognac, soaped oak
Width
171,5 cm
Depth
48,5 cm
Height
77 cm
Seat height
46 cm
Frame material
Soaped oak
Upholstery fabric
Omni leather 307, Cognac
Weight
21 kg
Notes
Please note that soap treated oak will develop a patina over time.
Care instructions
To minimize the risk of stains and marks, liquid, grease etc. should be removed from the wooden surfaces straight away. For more information on care instructions for soap treated oak, please contact our Customer Service.

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.

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