GA Berg Swedish Modern Armchairs (pair)


Vogue:  1970s, Swedish Modern

Origin:  Sweden

Designer:  Gösta Berg and Inge Andersson, after Gustaf Axel Berg

Manufacturer:  Bröderna Andersson

Materials:  Leather, beech, duct-sewn cloth cushion

Colour: Cognac

Size:  Each chair 72cm W x 98cm H x 85cm D; floor to seat 43cm

Condition: In very good vintage condition. One small leather tear per chair (see pics). Lovely patina consistent with vintage. Beautiful and functionally spot on :)


One of the leading figures in the Swedish design movement behind the concept of Swedish Modern was Gustaf Axel Berg (1891-1971). Better known as GA Berg. 

He was concerned with optimal sitting and had performed anatomical studies. During the 1930s / 40s, this resulted in a number of laminated chairs. Including the Torparen and Husmoderen. Despite the attention, GA Berg never managed to reach the large masses.

A few years after GA Berg died, renowned furniture manufacturer Bröderna Andersson launched a new furniture line - Swedish Modern. The models were designed by Gösta Berg and Inge Andersson, famously inspired by GA Berg's laminated chairs.

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