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Fabulous Danish compact desk by Sven Madesen's design.

Unique and beautiful line all over the desk.

41.5x27.5x29"

 

About the designer :

(information quoted from panomo.ca)

As is the case for many Scandinavian designers from the mid-century period, little biographical information on Danish designer Svend Åge Madsen has survived. What is known has been gleaned from vintage dealers working with limited archival materials, like sales catalogues. Outside of Nordic countries, the designer’s name is often written "Svend Aage Madsen”. While some rare designs date from the late 1950s, the overwhelming majority of Madsen’s furniture was designed in the 1960s.

Madsen’s creations epitomize the Danish modern style: he favoured warm teak and rosewood, organic silhouettes, and minimal decorative details. More specific features of his work include “boomerang” legs; sloped, arching desk drawers; and “floating” desk tops.

A number of Madsen’s desks  were produced by Danish manufacturers H.P Hansen and Sigurd Hansen. Madsen also designed dining tables  and sideboards  for K. Knudsen & Son; nesting tables for Karl Lindegaard; credenzas  for Allesø Møbelfabrik; bedside tables  and sideboards for Falster Møbelfabrik; and dressing tables  for NB Møbelfabrik.

Even though Svend Åge Madsen’s biographical details remain elusive, vintage dealers and design lovers alike have rediscovered his mid-century designs in the 21st century, and enjoy them as a solid representation of postwar Danish style.

 

Svend Aage Madesen's for Vinde Møbelfabrik, Danish teak compact desk

C$3,495.00 Regular Price
C$3,195.00Sale Price