Johannes Andersen is a Danish designer, who lived in the 20th century, at the apogee of Danish design style. His work is well-known among the design lovers, as his furniture are very representative of Scandinavian Style. He created unique tables, chairs and sofas, very sought after nowadays by experts and specialists. The Vintage Furniture boutique has the privilege to sold some of his most greatest designs..
JOHANNES ANDERSEN : STORY OF A DANISH DESIGNER
Born in 1903 in Denmark, Johannes Andersen was, very soon, interested in design. He was certified as cabinet maker in 1922. Few years later, he took advantage of the rise of Scandinavian style in Europe to open his own workshop. Successful from the beginning, he soon created his proper style, influenced by Danish currents and Scandinavian ethos. He worked for international brands and for his own until he ceased his activities in his eighties. He died in 1991, but his name is immortal, as he is known in the world as a very famous designer.
JOHANNES ANDERSEN : A UNIQUE FURNITURE DESIGNER
Johannes Andersen is known for his way to play with shapes. For example, his designs of dining room furniture are both orignals and practicals, studied to be comfortable for humans and pleasant to look at. Often, he added retractable shelves on his tables, in order to make his furniture design something usable in everydays life. As an exemple of his style, The Vintage Furniture sells a teak table with retractable shelves, a rare piece. Also representative of the Scandinavian influence on Andersen, this rosewood wardrobe is an incredible mix between practicality and high quality design.