Ole Wanscher was a leading figure within Scandinavian furniture design. His furniture is classical and thoroughly modern at the same time. Today Wanscher’s works are sought after collectors’ all over the world.Read More
In the 1920s Wanscher was associated with the school of Design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts under Kaare Klint and designed his furniture with inspiration from English and oriental models. In competition with Børge Mogensen and Finn Juhl, Ole Wanscher won Kaare Klint’s professorship at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine ARts in 1955. A post that Wanscher held until 1973.
Wanscher won many prizes, including the Guild of Carpenters Annual Awards in 1960 and the gold medal at Triennalen in Milan, which underlined the fact that Wanscher was esteemed both internationally and in Denmark.
Many of Ole Wanscher’s designs have become collector’s items due to their timelessness and beautiful finish. His OW150 daybed is no exception. The mattress almost floats on the straight legs finished with fine details. The delicate but strong frame holds the cotton webbing that supports the mattress.
70.9″ W x 18.1″ H x 27.6″ D.
The comfortable mattress is available in either fabric or leather. Base available only in oak.