Gammelt håndværk i moderne hænder

Old craftsmanship in modern hands

Intarsia is an ancient craftsmanship technique where flat decorations made of different wood pieces form ornamental patterns and architectural perspectives. Intarsia Furniture has mastered this age-old technique to absolute perfection today, with a vision to relaunch the Intarsia technique in the 21st century. The aim is to demonstrate that the legacy of Møbelintarsia, founded in 1948 by the carpenter and furniture designer Jørgen Aakjær Jørgensen, lives on through Intarsia Furniture. The company has been revitalized by Nanna Aakjær Svendsen, the granddaughter of Jørgen Aakjær, who seeks to carry forward the carpentry heritage from the Danish Golden Age, combined with contemporary trends and traditions.

Over several generations, Intarsia Furniture has designed stylish, quality furniture that brings elegance to homes. Instead of focusing on individual items or fleeting trends, the Danish furniture company takes a holistic approach to interior design, offering high-quality furniture series designed to complement each other and be part of a greater whole.

Coffeetable No.55 Designed bay Jørgen Aakjær Jørgensen. Oak wood



It is crucial for Intarsia Furniture that the quality, manufacturing, and materials are of the highest standard. Therefore, it has been challenging to find the right partner to relaunch the furniture with a more timeless expression – and to a more modern audience half a century or more after they were designed.

"It has been important to me that there was an understanding of the personal history that has sparked the passion to reestablish Møbelintarsia. The understanding and respect for these values, combined with a great passion for wood as a material, were the reasons we entered into a collaboration with the Danish furniture manufacturer Aage Østergaard in Roslev," says Nanna Aakjær Svendsen, granddaughter, heir, and founder of Intarsia Furniture.



Intarsia Furniture's pieces are produced in a small local carpentry workshop in Eastern Europe, where Intarsia's craftsmanship traditions are still maintained. The production of Intarsia Furniture is manual, and therefore, variations may occur, leaving the furniture entirely unique.

"When the furniture arrives in Denmark, it is our skilled carpenters in Roslev who perform the final finish. They inspect, oil-treat, refine, and brand each table manually before carefully packing them into boxes," continues Nanna Aakjær Svendsen.


Coffeetable whit french cane / rattan shelf No.25 designed by Jørgen Aakjær Jørgensen


Coffee Table No.25 exudes lightness and elegance. The table incorporates many small details, such as the distinctive, solid chamfered edge framing the table, and the iconic design of the legs, making the table artistically appealing.

Additionally, the table features a shelf woven in French cane, which, with its characteristic look, adds plenty of charm to the home.

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