Spokeback Sofa (1789) by Børge Mogensen (1945)


The Spokeback Sofa with sides that can be lowered by characteristic leather straps is one of Børge Mogensen most popular models. He designed it in 1945, when he and his peer Hans J. Wegner furnished a three-room flat for the autumn exhibition of the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild. However, the sofa, …

The Spokeback Sofa with sides that can be lowered by characteristic leather straps is one of Børge Mogensen most popular models. He designed it in 1945, when he and his peer Hans J. Wegner furnished a three-room flat for the autumn exhibition of the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers’ Guild. However, the sofa, a combination of classic two-seater sofa with English daybed and French chaise longue, was too sophisticated for post-war taste and did not go into production until 1963 – this time with resounding success. Available in oak, beech and walnut at Fredericia Furniture.

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