Fredericia’s C18 table was designed by Børge Mogensen in 1947. The simple and sturdy appearance of C18 table was inspired by traditional Shaker furniture, and the oak table has references to the lightness of Danish modern, too. Thanks to its timeless design, C18 combines easily with many types of dining chairs.


C18 table 220 x 90 cm, oiled oak



1–2 months


Oiled oak
220 cm
90 cm
73 cm

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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