Furniture Boom

Mid-Century modern Danish furniture 1945-1975



ISBN: 9788793604124 Category:

Lars Dybdahl


A richly illustrated presentation of Danish Mid-Century furniture classics and the iconic designers who created them

Danish design plays an important part in what has come to be known as the Mid- Century Modern style. Timeless furniture pieces, such as the Hans J. Wegner’s Y-Chair and Finn Juhl’s Chieftain Chair, influenced designers all over the world and are still considered classics. This book is the first to present an overview of the furniture created by Danish designers and architects, in the period between 1945-1975, tracing the movement from beginning to end.

Design history expert Lars Dybdahl provides thorough descriptions and analyses of particular furniture pieces, never failing to situate them within a historical and cultural context. The book is richly illustrated, showcasing the aesthetic development from post-war Denmark to the swinging sixties and seventies.

Additional information

Weight 1998 g
Dimensions 21.7 x 27.6 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 April 2019
Number of pages
Format Hardback
Dimensions 21.7 x 27.6 cm
Weight 1998 g


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Lars Dybdahl is Head of Library and Research at Design Museum Denmark. He is the author of various books on Danish design, such as the recently published 101 Danish Design Icons (2016) and Dansk Design Nu (2016).