The design duo Strand + Hvass are part of a new breed of Danish
designers whose work continues in a direct line from their
celebrated predecessors. They focus on simplicity, functionality,
superior quality, and the combination of uniqueness and industrial
production to create the modern classics of tomorrow.
Founded in 1998 by industrial designer
Christina Strand and architect Niels Hvass, the Strand + Hvass
design firm is based in Copenhagen. The two initially joined forces
to unlock the synergy between them and double the potential
inherent in two minds working on the same solution. Their mutual
design philosophy is user-centered, deeply rooted in Scandinavian
culture, and based on research and an understanding of function.
All this has resulted in simple and comprehensible furniture that
showcases a deep understanding of the potential of various
With the Straight furniture range, Strand
+ Hvass infuse the modern Danish furniture tradition of simplicity
with a bold new expression. In the SH700 Straight Table, they
convincingly use a combination of metal and oak to create an
illusion of lightness. The precision of the craftsmanship can be
seen in the details of the structure.
Strand + Hvass began working for Carl
Hansen & Søn (then via Tranekær Furniture) in 1999 and have
since created a number of pieces for the company.
Strand + Hvass´s Straight Table
Experience Strand +
Hvass´s Extend Table