30 Days of September: Day 16 Console Table Turn the books around…They look just as good!!! That’s impeccable!
So yesterday we discussed the mood board for an upcoming project.
Did you get a Scandinavian, Danish Modern vibe?
Well, that is what we wanted to convey.
This lovely professional well travelled couple lived for a time in Copenhagen.
They like Mid-Century Modern.
Their professional lives center around the environment.
They are awesome and need their home to provide a place to relax
and share with family and friends. We hope to do just that for them.
But first, lets look at Danish Modern and why we feel this look would suit them.
Danish Modern movement was influenced by the form over function Bauhaus movement in the early 20th century. Like Bauhaus, clean, pure lines with proportions at harmony with the human body. They were a collaboration between cabinet makers and architects, using plywood as an inexpensive material holding a belief that their works would “improve the lives of everyone.”
Kaare Klint is described as the father of the Danish Modern movement but there are many well recognized designers. Here are some of those designers and their most accomplished, recognizable contributions.
Arne Jacobsen: THE EGG CHAIR
Poul Henningsen: THE ARTICHOKE LAMP
Finn Juhl: THE CHIEFTAIN CHAIR
Ole Wanscher: THE LOUNGE CHAIR
Mogens Lassen: THE THREE LEGGED STOOL
Borge Mogensen: THE SPANISH CHAIR
Hans Wegner: THE WISHBONE CHAIR
Grete Jalk: THE ‘GJ’ CHAIR
Poul Kjaerholm: THE ‘PK’ LOUNGER
Functional. Elegant. Affordable.
Can’t wait to get started on this design.