børge mogensen

Børge Mogensen Portræt

The vast majority of Danish as well as foreign design enthusiasts know Børge Mogensen and his work as a designer. He was the furniture designer who, in the FDB direction, put quality furniture at reasonable prices into Danish homes. Since then, he continued to create some of the 1950s and 1960s most recognized classics still produced today with the FDB furniture. Børge Mogensen was educated furniture cutter and furniture architect from the Copenhagen Arts and Crafts School and the Art Academy’s furniture school. The good craftsmanship and awareness of the material’s possibilities and limitations are characteristic of his work as an architect and furniture designer. His many furniture is still very popular and current today, and is considered by many to be one of the very best in Danish functionalism.