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Munkegård School Desk (3105)

Arne Jacobsen

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1955
Form-moulded teak and laminated top with a tubular steel frame
69 x 61 x 59 cm
Edition of 300
Designed for Fritz Hansen

Provenance

Designed for Danish Munkegård School.

Additional Information

Arne Jacobsen created the design and furniture for his innovative Munkegård Elementary School (1957), with its attached gardens for contemplation and tutoring, creating a soothing environment for the children.

The conception and construction of this elementary school were one of his post-war projects which took from 1948 until 1957 in Vangede, a suburb of Copenhagen.