Pair of Armchairs by Carl Axel Acking

Pair of Armchairs by Carl Axel Acking

Sweden
1940s
Mahogany and shearling
29″ high x 25 1/4″ wide x 27″ deep (seat height 16 1/4″)

Carl Axel Acking trained as an architect in the 1930s, during which time he worked for Erik Gunnar Asplund. He went on to found his own firm, designing both buildings and furniture. This design from the 1940s is midway between an armchair and an easy chair. It is capacious without being bulky.

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