Børge Mogensen

Copenhagen, Denmark

Learn More about Borge Mogensen

Borge Mogensen (1914-1974) was an influential designer in the Danish design movement. His highly functional Furniture designs gained international respect and helped popularise the Danish Modern style. Born in Aalborg, Denmark, Mogensen studied Furniture design under professor Kaare Klint at the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts (1936-38). Continuing his studies at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts he became later Klint’s teaching assistant.

The Early Years of Borge Mogensen

Greatly influenced by friend and mentor Kaare Klint, Borge Mogensen designs are characterised by their functionality, the unique combining of practical materials and by sharp clear lines. Mogensen enjoyed a prolific career. His work was regularly exhibited at the Copenhagen Cabinetmaker’s Guild Exhibition and in the 1940s he was Head of Furniture Design for the Danish Consumers Cooperative Society. His most iconic designs include the Spokeback Sofa, the Hunting Chair and the Spanish Chair. Honoured with the Eckersberg Medal in 1950 and the Copenhagen Carpentry Guild annual prize in 1953, he received the C.F Hansen Medal and the Honorary Royal Designer For Industry distinction following his death in 1972.

Borge Mogensen at PAMONO

PAMONO’s Borge Mogensen collection features a range of iconic designs including his infamous Spanish Chairs. These stylish pieces are typical of the Danish Modern style and compliment minimalist or industrial settings. Their functionality and elegant aesthetic have stood the test of time. Mogensen’s designs still enjoy worldwide demand. Be it in the bedroom, living room or dining room Mogensen’s statement pieces will add an air of sophistication and grace. Our collection, like from Kristian Kappel or Nordlings , always prioritises unique pieces of the utmost quality. Our curated collection has the perfect piece to suit every need and taste. PAMONO only features the best designers to make sure you find the authentic, quality piece you’re looking for.