Børge Mogensen

Danish, 1914 - 1972
Along with contemporaries like Hans Wegner and Arne Jacobsen, Borge Mogensen was one of the trailblazers who helped bring the "Danish Modern" style to the forefront of the design industry. He started his career as a cabinetmaker in 1934 before opting to study furniture design at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen from 1936 to 1938. After graduating from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts' School of Architecture with a degree in architecture in 1942, Mogensen began his quest to study the needs and demands of differing contemporary lifestyles, hoping to create furniture designed for specific purposes that he found there within.
 
In the years that followed, Mogensen Danish modern furniture would captivate even the most stubborn classicalists with his simple, modern designs. He teamed with Grethe Meyer to develop the concept of building storage units as part of the room itself (which they called "Boligens Byggeskabe" or Construction Cupboards of the House), and then, through repeated appearances at the Copenhagen Cabinetmaker's Guild Exhibitions, slowly began injecting classical designs with his modern touches. Mogensen became known for his elegant "spanish chairs" and innovative sofas in particular, which have remained in high demand some fifty years after his death. Shop Mogensen Danish modern furniture on Incollect today. 
 
Børge Mogensen Lounge chair in oak H 33.46 in W 25.98 in D 39.37 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen 1953s Plywood Dining Chair... H 30.31 in W 18.5 in D 19.69 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen Easy chair in blue leather H 31.5 in W 31.5 in D 27.95 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen Borge Mogensen sofa for... H 35.43 in W 86.61 in D 28.35 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen Borge Mogensen Model 2204... H 42 in W 27 in D 35 in $ 11,000
Børge Mogensen Pair of Borge Mogensen... H 26 in W 28 in D 35 in $ 16,000
Børge Mogensen Pairs of Borge Mogensen... H 26 in W 32 in D 22 in $ 10,500
Børge Mogensen Børge Mogensen White Oak Sofa H 28 in W 85 in D 33 in $ 4,800
Børge Mogensen Set of Børge Mogensen... H 30 in W 21 in D 18 in $ 19,600
Børge Mogensen Pair of Børge Mogensen &... H 32 in W 22 in D 19 in $ 4,900
Børge Mogensen Borge Mogensen Brown... H 41.73 in W 27.56 in D 28.35 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen 1957s C18 Dining Table by... H 28.74 in W 32.28 in D 62.99 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen Børge Mogensen Serving Cart... H 25 in W 30 in D 20 in $ 2,800
Børge Mogensen BØRGE MOGENSEN SIDE TABLE H 13.78 in W 54.33 in D 18.11 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen BØRGE MOGENSEN SLED EASY... H 25.98 in W 25.98 in D 29.53 in
Børge Mogensen BØRGE MOGENSEN BOOKCASE H 53.54 in W 60.24 in D 18.9 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen Pair of Børge Mogensen... H 34.25 in W 27.17 in D 31.89 in $ 6,000
Børge Mogensen Børge Mogensen Dining... H 32.68 in W 17.72 in D 18.11 in Request Price
Børge Mogensen Four Børge Mogensen J39 &... H 29.53 in W 18.9 in D 15.75 in
Børge Mogensen Spanish Chairs pair H 26 in W 32 in D 20 in
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