Description

FDB Møbler’s J18 chair is Børge Mogensen’s interpretation of a classic English Windsor chair from 1945. The timeless, simplistic spindle-back chair is made of painted solid beech, and its beautifully curved backrest and slightly tilted seat make it pleasant to sit. The J18 chair is equally well suited for relaxing and working, and its sleek, upright design also serves as a dining chair.

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J18 chair, black

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Colour
Black
Width
53,6 cm
Depth
51,6 cm
Height
54,7 cm
Seat height
45 cm
Material
Painted beech
Warranty
5 years

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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