When Danish became modern

Danish modern design had its golden age from the early 1950’s and up until the 1970’s. However, the roots were already founded in the 1930’s by Kaare Klint. Klint careful researched furniture designs based on functionality, proportions adapted to the human body, craftsmanship, and the use of high-quality materials. This became the dogma for a later blooming Danish furniture production. Even though the tone was set before WWII, it wasn’t until after the war we saw what is known as Danish Modern. On Tuesday April 9th 1940, Nazi Germany crossed the Danish boarder and occupied the country for the next 5 years. This paused developments and production, due to shortage of materials and a collapsing

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