Carl Malmsten

Carl Malmsten (1888-1972) was a renowned Swedish furniture designer and educator who played a vital role in the development of Swedish furniture design during the 20th century. His furniture was recognized for its simplicity and use of traditional materials, such as wood and leather, with a focus on functionality, comfort, and aesthetic appeal. Apart from his work as a designer, Malmsten founded the Carl Malmsten Furniture Studies program in Stockholm, which has been training furniture designers and makers for generations. His legacy continues to inspire contemporary designers, and his work is highly esteemed by collectors and enthusiasts worldwide.