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C44 table
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Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

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Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963
Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

The C44 Table, designed by Jørgen Bækmark in 1963, is available as a coffee and dining table, both made from solid oak, plywood and durable FENIX laminate. It's a simple, functional piece of furniture, with a reversible top that lets you choose between two different laminate colors, black and ecru.

Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

FENIX laminate is a solid material that combines aesthetics and functionality. Its matt, durable surface is easy to clean and leaves no fingerprints. Thermal healing of superficial micro-scratches is also possible.

Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

The dining table and coffee table are available in two different sizes.

Dining table 80 x 80 x H73,5 cm or 120 x 80 x H73,5 cm Coffee table 60 x 60 x H45 cm or 120 x 60 x H45 cm

Structure solid oak Table top lacquered matt oak

Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963
Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963
Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

Dining table - 120 x 80 x H73,5 cm

Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

Dining table - 80 x 80 x 73,5 cm

Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

Coffee table - 120 x 60 x H45 cm

Table C44 Jørgen Bækmark, 1963

Coffee table - 60 x 60 x 45 cm

Jørgen Bækmark

Jørgen Bækmark

The architect Jørgen Bækmark ran the FDB design studio for nine years, from 1958 to 1967, after Børge Mogensen, Poul M. Volther and Ejvind A. Johansson. He is today the only living designer of this time.

He was born in 1929, studied cabinetmaking in 1950, and was educated at the School of Arts and Crafts and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Furniture.

Bækmark ran the FDB design studio at a time when the demand for furniture was slowly declining. However, this did not prevent him from being at the origin of several classic furniture such as the J80 and J81. The two emblematic armchairs were based on what was particularly well known in the FDB furniture factory in Tarm: turned wood and steam bending.

Jørgen Bækmark has personally contributed to a smooth adaptation of the J80 and J81 chairs to fit the size and height.

"When making furniture, you really have to take into account production opportunities, demand and price, but sometimes I looked away from the economy, and then I drew something that I liked to look at and where I loved to sit."

Jørgen Bækmark's philosophy is that furniture should fit people and not the other way around. Comfort is essential, but design is also an important element. The combination of both has proven itself, as many Bækmark designs are popular today.

"When I designed these pieces of furniture 50 years ago, I had never dreamed that they would be so popular and even put back into production, and I am very grateful for that success." Jørgen Bækmark