Danish Modern From the 1950s onwards, this term, along with its Scandinavian and Swedish counterparts, was widely used to describe those aspects of Danish design that acknowledged some of the characteristics of Modernism but were distinguished by the use of more traditional materials, natural finishes, organic shapes, sculptural form, and a respect for craftsmanship. Before WWII, such ideas may have originated in Kaare Klint’s design and teachings. Still, it was more closely associated with famous furniture designers such as Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, and Arne Jacobsen.
Woodham, J. M. (2006). A dictionary of modern design. Oxford University Press.
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