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Bernt Petersen

Bernt Petersen

  • Dates 19937-2017
  • Nationality Denmark

Bernt Petersen (1937 – 6 March 2017), often known simply as Bernt, was a Danish furniture designer. Trained as a cabinetmaker (1957), he attended Denmark's Design School, graduating in 1960. He then worked for Mobilia and Hans J. Wegner before opening his own studio in 1963. He taught at Denmark's Design School (1973–78) and was lector at the Royal Danish Academy's Furniture School (1978–85). Bernt's furniture designs were mainly in light wood such as ash and beech. Some of his pieces have been used in theatres and concert halls in towns throughout Denmark. Petersen was recognized for his simple style which is suitable for industrial production

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