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Signe Tollefsen and Gustav Svartvik founded 1st Modern in 2015. Driven by a desire to offer an exclusive selection of Scandinavian design to the world, we put together our best qualities, the result of which was 1st Modern. To guarantee the best experience for you, we are involved in the whole process, from sourcing to packaging, and strive to give you our absolute best. Based in Karlstad, Sweden, we are at the heart of Scandinavian design, and can thus offer you a splendid amalgam of carefully selected items from the so-called Mid Century Modern design era. Can't find w...Read More

1st Modern

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Scandinavian Mid Century Lounge Chair in Sheepskin
By Fritz Hansen
Located in Karlstad, SE
Low-back Fritz Hansen style lounge chair manufactured in Denmark ca 1940. Cozy lounge chair with exceptional proportions and design. It's been reupholstered in a fantastic honey ...
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Wood, Sheepskin

Scandinavian Mid Century Lounge Chair in Sheepskin
By Flemming Lassen
Located in Karlstad, SE
High-back lounge chair manufactured in Denmark ca 1940. This majestic chair surrounds you with its curved backrest and is just as comfortable as it looks. It's been reupholster...
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20th Century Danish Scandinavian Modern Lounge Chairs

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Sheepskin, Wood

Scandinavian Midcentury Rosewood Sofa "Monte Carlo", 1965
By Ingvar Stockum, Futura Möbler
Located in Karlstad, SE
Top-quality lounge sofa designed by Ingvar Stockum for Futura Möbler in 1965. Its beautiful frame and low profile adds to the elegance of this sofa. The "Monte Carlo" series w...
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

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Fabric, Rosewood

Swedish Stools in Pine
By Roland Wilhelmsson
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare stools manufactured in Sweden, ca 1970. Extremely well made stools that consist of a round seat with four legs that are beautifully connected with visible joinery. Conditio...
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Pine

Midcentury Floor Lamp by Liberty, 1940s, Sweden
Located in Karlstad, SE
Lovely floor lamp manufactured by Liberty, 1940s. The lamp consists of a wooden pole, supporting a brass rod that is adjustable in height. Maximum height is 160cm (55"). Con...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Scandinavian Stool in Pine
By Axel Einar Hjorth
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare stool in the manner of Axel Einar Hjorth, 1930s, most likely manufactured in Sweden, 1930s This stool is made of acid-stained pine, upholstered with original red fabric. Co...
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Pine

Scandinavian Midcentury Side Table "Telma" in Teak by Nils Jonsson
By Hugo Troeds, Nils Jonsson
Located in Karlstad, SE
Scandinavian midcentury side table "Telma" in teak by Nils Jonsson A beautifully shaped side table designed by Nils Jonsson for Hugo Troeds in Sweden. The triangle-shaped tabletop i...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Brass

Scandinavian Midcentury Desk Lamp in Brass by ASEA
By ASEA
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare desk lamp by ASEA, Sweden, model E1163. This lamp is made from solid brass with black wooden details. Condition: Very good original condition.
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Brass

Swedish Modern Floor Lamp in Brass and Leather
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare floor lamp manufactured in Sweden, 1930-40s. This floor lamp consists of three leather webbed bases, connected by a brass divider and a wooden foot. Each base holds a light so...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Brass

Swedish Modern Bureau by Åby Möbelfabrik, 1940s
By Åby Möbler
Located in Karlstad, SE
Beautiful bureau by Åby Möbelfabrik, Sweden, circa 1940. This bureau is made of elm and elm root veneer. It consist of three drawers and one folding vertical door, hiding three smal...
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Elm

Swedish Modern Coffee Table, 1940s
Located in Karlstad, SE
Beautiful coffee or side table made of elm and elm root veneer. This table is a superb example of the great designs during the Swedish modern era. It consists of a beautiful table t...
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20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Sofa Tables

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Elm

Scandinavian Midcentury Pendant by Hans-Agne Jakobsson
By Hans-Agne Jakobsson, Karlskrona Lampfabrik
Located in Karlstad, SE
Rare midcentury pendant in brass, wood and frosted opaline glass designed by Hans-Agne Jakobsson for Karlskrona Lampfabrik, Sweden This great looking pendant is of quality and has g...
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20th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

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