Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard Nielsen
Both trained as architects from the Design School in Copenhagen in 40s.
Mølgaard also had a background in carpentry. In 1944 they founded the company Hvidt & Mølgaard and collaborated until 1975th.
1947 they designed AX chair, produced by Fritz Hansen.
It was the first chair made of double curved laminated wood. The techniques that were used was the beginning of a great success for Danish furniture exports.
Hvidt & Mølgaard designed more than 250 furniture.
'X-Chair' armchairs with cross frame laminated, molded mahogany with inlays of maple, seat and back stretched with patinated leather, Model 6103. Designed 1958. Produced by Fritz Hansen. (Photo and text: lauritz.com)
Piter Hvidt Solid Teak Concealed Vanity Mirror Chest
Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen. Freestanding desk of rosewood. Fitted with drawer units in each side with swivel function; by turning drawer modules the desktop can be used as a meeting table or a dining table. Produced by cabinetmaker Ludvig Pontoppidan. Lit .: Mobilia 1959 October-November 1959th 40 years of Danish furniture design: the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild exhibitions from 1927 to 1966, Jalk, Grethe. - Taastrup, 1987, Vol. 4 Pictures from Lauritz.com
Previously for sale through VNTG: Sofa by Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard Nielsen for France & Son,
Sjælden væglampe med tredelt teleskoparm af metal, L. 42 - 109 cm., drejeeled samt vægbeslag af messing, monteret med plisseret skærm, ophængsbeslag medfølger. Formgivet 1963. Fremstillet hos Le Klint, model 353. Rare wall lamp with three-piece retractable metal L. 42-109 cm., Swivel and wall mount brass, fitted with pleated screen brackets included. Designed in 1963. Produced by Le Klint, model 353. Photos: lauritz.com
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A rare pair of red wall lamps model Dome designed by Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen for Fog & Mørup in the 70s. Original packaging, never used. The lamp features a translucent white glass globe with an aluminium shade in brown, red, yellow or white, and was intended for use in locations such as bathrooms and hallways instead of the traditional globes. Diameter: 17,6 cm Depth: 17,8 cm