About Karl Andersson

History of Karl Andersson & Söner
In the early years, he worked as a journeyman and later as a fully qualified master cabinet-maker in Stockholm and Jönköping. When
he later returned to Berghem, he converted a room in his parent's home into a workshop. His equipment was simple. An incorrigible optimist, armed with no more than a planing bench, a bow saw, a trying plane and a modest collection of smaller tools, he started producing

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The In-Betweeners: the rise of a new office-furniture ...

Simon Keane-Cowell


In the grand, teleological narrative of design, things are developed to make our lives increasingly better. New forms, materials and technological innovations are introduced, self-justifying, attended by a clarity of function and value. But what


Fancy a Joint?: innovative joinery in new furniture design

Simon Keane-Cowell


Screws? Glue? Who needs them? With a number of designers developing intriguing new ways of constructing furniture, Architonic takes a look at some examples of recent innovative joinery methods.


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