1st Modern

Karlstad, SE

About 1st Modern

Signe Tollefsen and Gustav Svartvik founded 1st Modern in 2015. Driven by a desire to offer an exclusive selection of Scandinavian design to the world, we put together our best qualities, the result of which was 1st Modern. To guarantee the best experience for you, we are involved in the whole process, from sourcing to packaging, and strive to give you our absolute best. Based in Karlstad, Sweden, we are at the heart of Scandinavian design, and can thus offer you a splendid amalgam of carefully selected items from the so-called Mid Century Modern design era. Can't find w...Read More

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Scandinavian Midcentury Rosewood Sideboard "Darby" by Torbjørn Afdal, Norway
Scandinavian Midcentury Rosewood Sideboard "Dar...
Torbjørn Afdal, Nejestranda Møbelfabrik
20th Century Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Sideboards
Rosewood
Rare sideboard in rosewood by Norwegian designer Torbjørn Afdal for Nejestranda Møbelfabrik. This sideboard is a true masterpiece that rarely appears on the market. The sideboard f...
Scandinavian Leather Easy Chair "Eva" by Bruno Mathsson
Scandinavian Leather Easy Chair "Eva" by Bruno ...
Bruno Mathsson, Firma Karl Mathsson
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Armchairs
Leather, Beech
Gorgeous “Eva” lounge chair by Bruno Mathsson, with a wreathed leather seat on a beech bentwood frame. Perfect patinated naturally colored leather. Manufactured in 1968 by Firma Karl...
Swedish Midcentury Table Lamps by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors
Swedish Midcentury Table Lamps by Carl Fagerlun...
Carl Fagerlund, Orrefors
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Table Lamps
Glass, Brass
A pair of large table lamps in crystal, model RD1319 by Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors, Sweden. The lamps are triangular shaped with stunning olive green color. Condition: Excellent ...
Set of Six Swedish Midcentury Wall Lamps in Brass and Opaline Glass
Set of Six Swedish Midcentury Wall Lamps in Bra...
Unknown, Unknown
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Wall Lights and Sconces
Brass, Opaline Glass
Swedish wall lamps in brass and opaline glass by unknown Swedish manufacturer, circa 1940. The large lampshade is held by a brushed brass fixture with a hexagon shaped wall plate. ...
Midcentury Swedish Lounge Chairs "Inca" by Arne...
Norell Möbel AB, Arne Norell
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Beech
A set of four lounge chairs model "Inca" by Arne Norell, produced by Arne Norell AB, 1960s. These oversized chairs are not only a pleasure for the eye, but also very comfortable. Th...
Midcentury Swedish Lounge Chairs "Inca" by Arne...
Norell Möbel AB, Arne Norell
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs
Leather, Beech
A pair of lounge chairs model "Inca" by Arne Norell, produced by Arne Norell AB, 1960s. These oversized chairs are not only a pleasure for the eye, but also very comfortable. The co...
Midcentury Scandinavian Desk by Göran Strand fo...
Göran Strand, Lelangs Mobelfabrik
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables
Rosewood
A desk in rosewood by Göran Strand for Lelångs Möbelfabrik, Sweden, 1950s. This asymmetric-shaped desk shows beautiful details and great design quality. In the front you find three d...
Swedish Table Lamps in Perforated Brass by Hans...
Hans-Agne Jakobsson, AB Markaryd
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass
Pair of small Swedish table lamps in perforated brass by Hans-Agne Jakobsson for Markaryd from the Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern era. The lamps give a cozy, ambient light when lit....
Floor Lamp in Brass by Eje Ahlgren for Bergboms
Bergboms, Eje Ahlgren
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps
Brass
Floorlamp in solid brass by Eje Ahlgren for Bergboms. This rare model was only in production for a short period of time. It features a thin brass pole, holding a large solid brass sh...
Scandinavian Midcentury Teak Sideboard by Lenna...
Ulferts Möbler, Lennart Bender
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sideboards
Rosewood, Teak
Scandinavian midcentury teak sideboard by Lennart Bender for Ulferts, Sweden. This high-quality sideboard is made of solid wood with teak veneer and details of rosewood. The space a...
Swedish Floor Lamp in Brass and Rattan, 1930s
Unknown
20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Floor Lamps
Brass, Cane, Rattan, Glass
Swedish 1930s floor lamp by unknown manufacturer This great looking lamp consist of a raw-glass foot and a handle covered with rattan. The brass rod that holds the shade is adjustab...
Midcentury Scandinavian Umbrella Stand in Teak ...
Unknown
20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Umbrella Stands
Brass, Teak
Umbrella stand in solid teak with brass rings. Condition: Very good vintage condition.  

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