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What is Danish teak?
Last Updated: 2nd May, 2020
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Similarly, why is Danish furniture teak?
Danish teak was originally designed to furnish the large number of apartment buildings hurriedly built to house Europeans after World War II. The scale had to be light, small, easily moved.
Secondly, what type of wood is Danish modern furniture? Teak is the most popular and common wood used in mid century Danish design. Imported primarily from India and Southeast Asia, teak is a hard wood with a smooth grain texture.
Moreover, what is Danish modern style?
Danish modern is a style of minimalist furniture and housewares from Denmark associated with the Danish design movement. With designers such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner and associated cabinetmakers, Danish furniture thrived from the 1940s through the 1960s.
What wood goes with teak?
Woods that are commonly used are pine, spruce, fir, cedar, and other lighter colored woods. Mahogany, an open grained wood can be stained light or dark.