Interiors / Society

We speak to functional fundamentalist Åke Axelsson about the importance of comfortable chairs

By Josefin Forsberg

‘Light & Easy’ chair, €590. Gärsnäs. Photo: Kristian Bengtsson

With an unwavering commitment to traditional craftsmanship and a penchant for innovative design, Swedish furniture designer Åke Axelsson has carved out a distinct niche in the realm of Scandinavian carpentry, one he continues to establish decades after he made his first chair