Børge Mogensen (1914-1972) was a leading exponent of the Danish Modern furniture design movement. He began as a cabinet maker in 1934 and studied furniture design at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen from 1936–38. He then trained as an architect at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts' School of Architecture graduating in 1942.
After graduation, he worked with Kaare Klint and became the manager of the FDB's furniture design studio. The FDB - or, Fællesforeningen for Danmarks Brugsforeninger - was a co-operative project that aimed to renew Danish furniture culture and create modern, functional and useful furniture that would be affordable for all social classes.
From the establishment of Fredericia Furniture in the late fifties, Mogensen worked closely with the company on several projects. To this day the company are the primary source from which to find his classic furniture designs such as the Hunting Chair and Spanish Lounge Chair.
The Huntsman Chair is a defining Børge Mogensen design with emphasis on a strong structure and high-quality materials.
The simple 6284 Dining Table exemplifies Mogensen's philosophy - to create items that not only serve people, but give them the leading role
Carl Hansen adds acclaimed Danish designer Borge Mogensen to their portfolio with the launch of the elegant Hunting Table
The refined silhouette of this Børge Mogensen design has secured its place in offices and embassies since 1963.
The Hunting Chair is a distinctive Fredericia piece, reflecting the distinct modernism of its design era that continues to appeal today
The innovative Spoke-Back sofa for Fredericia remains one of Borge Mogensen's most popular designs, with sophisticated details and an imaginative hybrid concept