AV 53

Design: Arne Vodder

Danish furniture design at its best and most beautiful...

Model AV 53 was designed by the renowned Danish furniture architect Arne Vodder in 1953. The beautiful architecture makes the furniture timeless, with a firm and flexible design form.
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H: 84 cm

Chair - W: 70 cm
2 pers. - W: 147 cm

D: 75 cm

Seating height: 41-44 cm

Seating depth: 48 cm


Frame | Molded foam with nozag springs in seat frame
Seat cushion | Polydun


BEECH | 02-soap, 04-lacquered, 06-oil, 08-mahogany stained, 09-black lacquered

OAK | 10-soap, 12-oil, 14-varnished, 16-white oil, 18-black stained, 19-smoked oil

WALNUT | 40-olie

Note: Offered with +3 cm leg height in the BEECH & OAK versions.

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Wool | Chenille, velor, polyester | Cotton, linen | Mix | Structure

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Semi-aniline | Aniline | Vintage Honed Aniline | Nubuck

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Classic design with optimal seating comfort

The seating comfort is exceptional with armrests and a medium high backrest, which together provide a particularly good sitting position.

Give the classic your personal expression

AV 53

Put your personal touch on the classic furniture, as the AV 53 in both lounge chair and sofa can be delivered in many types of wood and with a myriad of options in leather and upholstery.
Arne Vodder

A little about designer Arne Vodder

Arne Vodder (16 February 1926-2009), educated at the School of Interior Design with Niels Vodder in the 1940s.
Further education as an architect at the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen in 1947, and from 1951 to 1976 had his own design studio together with architect Anton Borg. Together, they developed a type house system that has become widely used.
From 1953 he designed furniture i.a. for Cado, France & Søn, Fritz Hansen and Subast. For a number of years he was also in-house architect for the Copenhagen department store "Havemanns".
Arne Vodder has had separate exhibitions in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Brussels, Rotterdam, London, New York, Zurich and Bern. He has exhibited several times at the joiners' guild's exhibitions, and has been awarded at the Triennale in Milan.