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Turn Table

Mads K. Johansen 2014

Turn represents the epitome of beautiful, functional craftsmanship.

Mads Johansen’s Turn is a convertible table in keeping with Johansen’s penchant for minimalist design and a respect for natural materials. Capable of sitting underneath the taller table or ‘turning’ out to reveal an elegant graduating form. Like so much of Mads Johansen’s work, Turn is informed by a love of structural engineering and is adaptable to any space. The quarter-sawn timber finish reveals an additional lovely grain and texture.


Mads K. Johansen

Mads K. Johansen was a passionate and innovative furniture designer. Johansen trained as a designer at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design and Helsinki University of Art and Design. His knowledge and creativity resulted in technical innovations and beautiful details throughout his career, giving him many international prizes and grants. Unfortunately, in 2014 he passed away after a long period of serious illness, but his furniture lives on.

Mads K. Johansen


Manufactured by Snedkergaarden, who’s methods illuminate the structure, colour and grain of the natural materials in every piece, Great Dane’s ongoing collaboration with Snedkergaarden is the epitome of a shared vision rooted in careful craft, prime quality and enduring design intent.