Design furniture fuses technology, art and functionality. It draws on technical improvements to push back the boundaries of traditional furniture. Design furniture is characterized by clean lines, precise shapes and great attention to detail. Environmental protection is an increasingly influential factor.
True designer furniture, as sold at Scandinavia Design, doesn't exist without great personalities: because it takes singular people to create singular furniture. It also takes bold furniture designers who believe in the quality of their customers: "good design for good people".
For a long time, the Europe of design split into two distinct traditions: one German-Italien; the other Nordic, dominated by Denmark 🇩🇰, Finland 🇫🇮 and Sweden 🇸🇪. These two approaches to design furniture were born in very different cultural, climatic, economic and technical contexts.
Marked by the predominance of wood and the prolonged use of craftsmanship, Scandinavian design furniture dominated the world between the 30s and the 70s, before gradually fading into obscurity with its great tutelary figures, such as Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971), Børge Mogensen (1914-1972), Alvar Aalto (1898-1976), Poul Kjærholm (1929-1980), Bruno Mathsson (1907-1988), Finn Juhl (1912-1989) and Hans J. Wegner (1914-2007).
But today, Scandinavian design furniture is back in the spotlight, thanks to a new generation of designers and the emergence of highly successful furniture publishers who have managed to follow in the tradition of classic Scandinavian design furniture while renewing it from top to bottom.
To find out more, we invite you to explore this page.
Scandinavia Design gives you access to all of the Scandinavian design classics of yesterday, as well as all the exciting novelties of contemporary Scandinavian design. We added many creations from international design when they seemed to us marked by Nordic heritage and thus present consistency. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.