Writing desk, Dokka Mobler, ca. 1960
Beautiful writing desk, manufactured around 1960 by Dokka Mobler, Norway. The design is attributed to Sven Ivar Dysthe.
Very nice plain design, high quality craftsmanship.
Sven Ivar Dysthe is one of the most famous Norwegian designers.
He got his certificate of apprenticeship as cabinet maker in 1950 and graduated in Industrial Design from the Royal College of Art in London in 1953. Sven later opened his own design practice in 1958. His works have won a number of national and international prizes, and are purchased by institutions such as Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Röhsska Konstslöjdmuseum in Gothenbourg, The National Museum in Stockholm, Nordenfjelske in Trondheim and The National Museum in Oslo.