Årsrapport 2011/2012

PK89080 ­ CABINET FOR DRAWINGS – Design: Poul Kjærholm
DESCRIPTION
Mon­Fri: 11am ­ 6pm
Sat: 11am ­ 4pm
The Cabinet for Drawings is a chest of nine drawers made of solid Oregon pine
resting on a black lacquered steel frame. The drawers are designed to take up
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to A1 sheets.
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Charcterized by traditional dovetail and rabbet joints, this cabinet is
2­5­10 Jingumae
extremely sturdy as well as visually appealing. Shibuya­ku, Tokyo, 150­0001
Japan
Poul Kjærholm's Cabinet for Drawings was originally designed for the Royal
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Danish Academy of Fine Arts' School of Architecture in 1955. The Academy's
furniture school needed new furniture as the students and teachers had run
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out of space for working and storing their drawings.
Mon­Fri: 11 am­ 8 pm
Sat. Sun. and
A new teacher at the school, Poul Kjærholm was made chief designer on the
National Holidays: 12 a m ­ 7pm
project, and as Rud. Rasmussen had previously helped him with prototypes
for some of his chairs, they joined forces to produce furniture for the Royal
Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
THE DESIGNER
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION
Danske møbler henføres almindeligvis til dyrkelsen af træet og
Rud Rasmussen's Snedkerier and sustainability
snedkerhåndværket som et nationalt særpræg. En undtagelse fra denne
regel er Poul Kjærholm, som brød med træets dominans og betragtede
People's fascination of the combination of good design and wood, as well as
fjederstålet med samme kunstneriske lødighed. Kjærholm arbejdede med
other natural materials, is something that transcends time and fashion. At
stål, glas og læder og skabte møbler i et minimalistisk formsprog, hvorved
Rud Rasmussen we believe that this fascination helps to explain the great
han blev en af Danmarks fineste repræsentanter for den internationale
interest in our furniture, and we take concerns about the sustainability of the
funktionalisme.
natural resources upon which we depend for our products very serious. That is
why we strive every day to improve our production methods, logistics and
Som ny underviser på Akademiet designede Poul Kjærholm dog nyt inventar
sales efforts in respect of scarce natural resources.
til skolen ­ et tegningsskab, et skrivebord og et professorbord ­ som alle blev
fremstillet med træ som det gennemgående tema hvilket viser klare
We only buy wood from sustainably managed forests. All sourced wood
referencer til den traditionelle danske snedkertradition. Kjærholm's læder
meets EUTR 2013 regulations, Danish Forest Legislation and current
sofa fra 1956, hans foldetaburet fra 1961 samt hans dækstol fra 1965 er alle
international certifications. Oak, beech and ash come primarily from Danish
møbeltyper som Kaare Klint havde arbejdet indgående med.
forests which are managed according to the principles described in
Denmark's National Forest Programme; some of these wood types are also
Poul Kjærholms møbler, som har en klassisk karakter, betød en nytolkning af
sourced from other similarly managed European forests, or, in the case of
møblets æstetiske kvalitet. Den enkle form og ædle materialebehandling gør
walnut and cherry, North American forests.
møblerne til en fuldendt harmonisk helhed og noget helt unikt i møbelkunsten.
Blandt Kjærholms mange, også internationale, udmærkelser er
We use every possible bit of these fine hardwoods in our furniture production.
Lunningprisen 1958 og Eckersbergs Medalje 1960. Poul Kjærholm blev kun
Inevitably, however, there are some scraps, which are then used to produce
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other products or recycled in district heating plants.
Se Poul Kjærholms klassiske design for Rud. Rasmussen:
VARIANTS CHOICES AND DIMENSIONS
CONTACT INFORMATION
Rud. Rasmussens Snedkerier
Nørrebrogade 45
2200 Copenhagen N
Denmark
+45 3539 6233
[email protected]mussen.dk
www.rudrasmussen.com Opening hours
Mon­Fri: 10am ­ 4pm
Carl Hansen & Søn Flagship Store
Bredgade 21
1260 Copenhagen K
MATERIAL MATRIX
Denmark
Oil
+45 6447 2360
[email protected]
Oregon pine
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TESTS AND CERTIFICATIONS
All tests and certificates are available on request.