Scandinavian Simplicity: Iconic Designers

Since the 1940s Scandinavia has become a world-renowned center of both mass-market and avant-garde design, particularly in furniture. The Scandinavian mid-century-modern design movement is characterized by simplicity, minimalism and functionality. While the term Scandinavia only refers to the three kingdoms of Denmark, Sweden and Norway, the movement emerged from the five Nordic countries of Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark. This month we take a look at the movement's most iconic designers and their most well-known chairs. Børge Mogensen Born in 1914 and educated at Copenhagen's College of Arts and Crafts, Børge Mogensen's dedication to practicality cemented his status as a lead