For bookworms: The BM0253-3 bookcase from Carl Hansen & Søn
The BM0253 shelving system series was designed in 1953 by Børge Mogensen to create a timeless and minimalist design for all needs. This is a bookcase that is connected by simple metal struts. Its simplicity means that it can be integrated into almost any room.
A fusion of aesthetics, function and craftsmanship, which is also made only from woods from ecologically and economically sustainable cultivation.
Børge Mogensen - Designer of Danish modernism
In Børge Mogensen's creative career, he has mainly designed durable pieces that focus on the human being. He became one of the most influential furniture designers of the post-war period and a leading representative of Danish modernism.
Mogensen's innovative design includes simple and functional wooden furniture for private and public spaces, with smooth aesthetics and strong construction as well as high quality. He believed in visual clarity and minimal decoration as can be seen in this piece.
Material and format:
The bookcase is made of veneer, manufactured from FSC® certified oiled oak. The frame is made of black powder-coated steel. The bookshelf measures 79cm in width, 37cm in depth and 156cm in height.