Armchair Model 1001 by Sven Ivar Dysthe


Armchair Model 1001 designed by Sven Ivar Dysthe in 1959 and produced by Dokka Møbler - Norway. This iconic lounge chair lifted Dysthe to the international design stage and won him The American Institute of Decorations International Award Litation. In production from 1959 the 1001 series was most probably officially shown for the first time during the furniture fair in Köln, January 1960. Framework in steel and rosewood , upholstered in classic black leather. In excellent vintage condition. This chair and other products from the 1001 range has been featured numerous times in the American TV series Mad Men. The chair is a hallmark of Norwegian mid century furniture design. ———— Sven Ivar Dysthe is one of Norway’s most prolific furniture designers. From 1951 to 1954 he studied industrial design at the Royal College of Art in London, and in 1958 he established a design studio with his wife Trinelise. His classic, the 1001 armchair, was designed for Dokka M.bler in 1959. The chair earned him the American Institute of Decorations International Award Litation. Dysthe continued to develop the 1001 series through the 3001, 4001 and 5001 series. In 1963-1964 he designed the hemispherical chair Planet. He designed the cylindrical armchair Prisma and the glass fiber reinforced dining chair Popcorn for Henie Onstad Art Centre at H.vikodden. Popcorn was relaunched in 2012 by Fora Form. Stack chair Laminette, in laminated wood, is Dysthe’s biggest commercial success, and will be re-released in 2013 by Rybo AS.

Design history

Designer: Sven Ivar Dysthe
Year: 1959
Maker: Dokka Møbler AS


Category: Norwegian Icons
Material: Metals Wood Leather
Colors: Black Cognac Silver
Measurements: 76 x 65,5 x 78 CM (D x W x H)
Quantity: 1
Style: Mid century modern Norwegian Modern 1950
40000.00 NOK SOLD