Erik Johansson (Reiners Möbelfabrik)
Johansson’s iconice Art-Deco designs highlight the beauty of simplicity
Erik Johansson worked from Reiners Møbelfabrik in Mjolby between 1940-1948. He was not only a designer but a painter. He came to be called ‘Klot-Johan’ Klot being the Swedish work for globe or sphere, this is also the name of a classic Swedish comic book about a troll moving into town.
Johansson’s iconic art-deco designs highlight the beauty of simplicity. He marries form and function in a distinctively clean manner.
Circular low table, circa 1930
Birch burl and black lacquered wood
Edition Mobelfabrik Mjolby
H 50 x D 99 cm
H 20 x 39 in