December 22, 2015
At Dwell, we never get tired of seeing the timeless classics of Arne Jacobsen. Check out these seven unique ways they've been used in contemporary homes.
apartment, Barcelona, Spain, tan, chairs, white, tile

In the living room of the Barcelona apartment designer Elina Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros shares with her husband, Ginés Gorriz, Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs join a sofa by Piero Lissoni for Living Divani. The cabinet is from Cappellini, as is the Marcel Wanders Big Shadow lamp.

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Originally appeared in Love at First Sight
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Swedish guesthouse bathroom with pine walls covered in tar and a Vola faucet

This Swedish guesthouse was built with modern sensibilities and centuries-old techniques. Arne Jacobsen designed the Vola faucet in its bathroom.

 

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Originally appeared in How a 1,000-Year-Old Technique Made This Pavilion
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2 Bar House in Menlo Park, California

When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture, whose custom design was able to deliver an environmentally conscious modern home that met all budgetary restrictions and exceeded all expectations. The living room, dining room and kitchen are in one open space. The flooring is bamboo. The cabinetry is a mix of bamboo, walnut, and maple, and was fabricated by City Cabinetmakers out of San Francisco. The dining chairs are Arne Jacobsen's Series 7.

Originally appeared in Bar Method
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Modern Connecticut summer home renovation with Desiron bed, Arne Jacobson sconces, and Bayerworld windows and doors in the master bedroom

This Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy got an expansive update for a family of six. In master bedroom, the bed and bench are from Desiron; the wall sconces are by Arne Jacobsen for Louis Poulsen. The operable windows and doors throughout are by Bayerwald.

Originally appeared in Master Bedrooms With Picturesque Views
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1955 Grand Prix chairs by Arne Jacobsen

In this Brussels mansion, nothing has a price tag, but almost everything is for sale. Here, two design experts curate their fantasy house. A stack of 1955 Grand Prix chairs by Arne Jacobsen rests besides a minimal art piece.

 

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Originally appeared in A Neoclassical Gallery Home in Belgium
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Aumas reading on vintage sofa.

Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of furniture he’s brought back from his travels. Here, Aumas reads on a vintage Swan sofa by Arne Jacobsen. The teal side table is from a Berlin flea market; the walnut stool by Charles and Ray Eames is from an antique store in Brussels; Aumas himself made the art on the wall.

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Originally appeared in A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris
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Mayor sofa by Arne Jacobsen and Flemming Lassen from &Tradition paired with marble lights and kilim rug

Norm Architects retrofitted this old warehouse in an up-and-coming enclave of the Copenhagen harbor for Danish furniture company &Tradition. Studio Vit's Marble light (made of Italian Bianco Carrara marble and mouth-blown borosilicate glass) is paired with &Tradition's new flatweave rug and the reissued Mayor sofa by Arne Jacobsen with Flemming Lassen.

 

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Originally appeared in Danish Design in Copenhagen Micro-Neighborhood Paper Island
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apartment, Barcelona, Spain, tan, chairs, white, tile

In the living room of the Barcelona apartment designer Elina Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros shares with her husband, Ginés Gorriz, Arne Jacobsen Swan chairs join a sofa by Piero Lissoni for Living Divani. The cabinet is from Cappellini, as is the Marcel Wanders Big Shadow lamp.

Photo by Christian Schaulin.

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