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1970s Magnus Olsen Conference 61 Series Armchairs in Oak

  • £575.00

Eight comfortable '61 series' stacking laminated grey marl & polished oak conference armchairs were designed by Rud Thygesen and Johnny Sørensen for Magnus Olesen in 1975.  

About Johnny Sørensen

Born in Helsingør, son of factory workers and appointed as unskilled helper at the local shipbuilders, from where he advanced to the carpenter shops, where he met Jørn Utzon, son of world famous Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the man behind the Sydney Opera House. He ended his appreticeship in 1963 producing a writing table in rio rosewood.

Admitted to the Art School in Copenhagen he met his future partner Rud Thygesen, with whom he opened a business in 1966. Rud Thygesen and Johnny Sørensen sequently evolved as renowned furniture designers, showerede by prestigious awards like the Carpenter Guilds furniture competition's first prize, the Jubilee prize from the National Bank of Denmark and many others. 

Stock No.: 032

Measurements: Height 74cm (floor to seat 44cm) x Width 65.5cm x Depth 48cm

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