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In the midst of a dining room renovation, I’ve been browsing around the web trying to find a new table. I prefer investing in a quality piece that I’ll keep for many years, so it is important to get something that has a modern, but not trendy look; the ability to age well is key. It should also look great with different styles of chairs and be versatile enough to eventually serve as a desk, when the desire to shuffle things up around the house arises. Not an easy task, I can tell you!
And so I came across the Mies Dining Table by Jens Kajus and Claus Jakobsen for Danish brand Million. It was inspired by German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s dictum ’less is more’. I am a big fan of its minimal design, slender legs and architectural quality. I also like how the frame grips the corners of the tabletop – A beautiful detail.
Plus: It is available in a wide range of variants:
– Black steel frame with burgundy linoleum top with oak edges
– Black steel frame with black linoleum top with plywood edges
– Chromed frame with black oak veneer
– Moss green steel frame with white stained oak veneer
– White steel frame with white laminate with oak edges
It is also possible to choose polished Bianca Carrera or black Marquina marble for the tabletop.
I think I might just have found my next dining table. Now the tough part is to choose the colour variant…
Million is a Copenhagen based brand established to create iconic design using high-quality materials and exact production methods. Focused on a rigorous approach to design, creating distinctive furniture, lighting and design objects, Million is a contemporary brand catering to the international home and professional market. Million upholds Scandinavian design tradition defined by human scale and functionalism.
Founded in 2015, Million unites the talents of its co-founders, Claus Jakobsen and Jens Kajus. The pair collaborate with a small group of designers and architects to innovate new products. All products are conceived in Copenhagen and and made in Denmark. Additionally, Million provides interior design consultancy, realising projects for selected clients. The debut collection – comprising furniture, lighting and accessories – is marked by a precise aesthetic, unparalleled materials and production combined with a premium finish. The result is objects that invite daily use for years to come.