Aksel Kjersgaard

Aksel Kjersgaard (1921-1997) was a Danish furniture designer and manufacturer who is best known for his minimalist designs in solid wood. He founded his eponymous company, Aksel Kjersgaard A/S, in the mid-1950s and produced a range of furniture, including cabinets, desks, chairs, and tables.
Kjersgaard's designs were characterized by their simplicity, functionality, and attention to detail. He worked primarily in solid wood, often using teak, oak, or beech, and his pieces were known for their high quality and durability.
One of Kjersgaard's most famous designs is the "Model 314" wall-mounted desk, which he designed in the 1950s. The desk is a classic example of Danish modern design, with its clean lines, simple form, and use of high-quality materials. The desk was popular for its compact size and practical design, and it continues to be a sought-after piece among collectors today.
Kjersgaard's furniture designs were highly influential in Denmark and beyond, and his pieces continue to be admired and collected by design enthusiasts around the world. Today, his work is considered a classic example of Danish modern design, and his legacy lives on through the continued popularity of his furniture designs.
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