Grete Jalk Daybed in Oak and Checked Olive Green Black Fabric
Grete Jalk for P. Jeppesen, daybed, oak, checked olive green and black wool, Denmark, 1960s.
This daybed is designed by Grete Jalk and has slatted legs. The piece features various quirky design elements such as the storage in the back cushion, the raised edge of the seat. The horizontal rod on the bottom connects the straight oak legs.
The edge is raised. This piece still holds the original fabric that shows signs of age and use.
Grete Jalk (1920-2006) was one the Danish designers who formed the basis for Classic design in the 20th century. Her designs are recognized by clear, sensuous forms. Her pieces are focused towards comfort and human needs. Her designs can be recognized by the implementation of inventive elements in both material and design.
“Mobilia”, no. 57, 1960, similar model ill.