Desiree Tables 1956

Originally designed in 1954 the Desiree Large Table from Swedese was re-released in 2010. Celebrated for its timeless simplicity and distinctive shape this sophisticated piece is perfect for outdoor use featuring a white laminate surface and lacquered legs.

Price Guide : From $1045
Availabilty : 12-14 weeks

details

designer country of origin warranty
Yngve Ekström Sweden 5 years

dimensions

Small:  H 72 / Dia 64 cm

Medium:  H 72 / Dia 110 cm

Large:  W 186 / H 72 / D 114 cm

material

Anticorrosive treated steel frame with white epoxy lacquer for outdoor  or indoor use. White compact laminated table top for outdoor use.

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Yngve Ekström

Beautiful, simple, comfortable – and loved. When a Swedish interior magazine asked its readers to vote for “one piece of furniture of the 20th century” they chose the easy chair Lamino, designed by Swe­dese’s founder Yngve Ekström. “To have designed one good chair might not be a bad life’s work” he had said, many years earlier. But his inheritance is far greater than just Lamino. Yngve Ekström had his personal style, which ensures that so much of his furniture retains its current interest and is kept in production.

Ekström was born in 1913 in Småland, where the country’s oldest furniture facto­ry was situated. His father died young and Ekström started working in the factory at the age of 13. His talent for carpentry and his all-round experience gave him a unique feeling for materials and construction.

With colleagues like Aalto, Mathsson, Jacobsen and Kjaerholm, Yngve Ekström was part of the post-war modern movement that made the concept “Scandina­vian Modern” world-famous. His furniture is represented in many permanent collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.