AV 59

Design: Arne Vodder

An Arne Vodder classic

Furniture architect Arne Vodder designed this sofa series in 1959. A design created more than 50 years ago, but which is still relevant and modern today. AV59 is undoubtedly a furniture classic.
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H: 78 cm

1 pers. : L: 88
2 pers. - L: 144 cm
2,5 pers. – L: 170 cm
3 pers.* – L: 198 cm

D: 80 cm

Seat height: 45 cm

Seat depth: 53 cm

*3 pers can be delivered with 2 or 3 seat cushions


Seat frame | Solid wood with nozag springs and wrapped in 20 mm foam
Back frame | Solid wood with masonite board, plywood and wrapped in 20 mm foam
Back cushion | Polydun
Seat cushion | Cold foam


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 oil

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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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Product sheet


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Made to please, made to last

Note the elegant armrest, which has a clear architectural style. A style that perfectly supports a piece of furniture with many unique details. And a shape that ensures perfect sitting comfort.

"... classic Danish furniture design that is still modern today..."

AV 59 - sofa and armchair AV 53

Supplied in many types of wood and with a myriad of options in leather and upholstery, so you can create your very own personal expression.

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.