Carl Hansen AJ52 Society Desk

The AJ52 Society Desk was designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1952 for the American-Scandinavian Foundation's new office in New York. It has now been re-issued by Carl Hansen and is a firm favourite of discerning design enthusiasts.

    • Material: Stainless Steel, Walnut Oiled, premium leather (Freja Black 2002 or or Brown 2068) and glass
        • Dimensions:
        • Desk:Height: 72cm x Width: 140 or 160cm x Depth: 70cm
        • Optional Lamp Module Unit: Width: 50cm x Depth: 23cm
            • Delivery: Made to Order around 10 Weeks
            • Designed in 1952

              Designed By

              The legendary Arne Jacobsen trained as an architect in Copenhagen. His most famous buildings include Arhus Town Hall in Denmark, the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen and St Catherine's College in Oxford England. His experiments into plywood resulted in the Ant chair in 1952.

              The work on the SAS Royal Hotel resulted in some of his most outstanding designs, including the Egg and Swan chairs, a stainless steel cutlery set now made by silver manufacturer Georg Jensen and a series of lamps, manufactured by &Tradition and Louis Poulsen. A perfectionist and a master of detail, Jacobsen worked right up to his death in 1971. In central London, his Royal Danish Embassy on Sloane Street was completed only in 1977. He was one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century architects & designers.

              Learn more about Arne Jacobsen over on our Journal.