Greta Magnusson Grossman // Furniture designer and architect

Greta Magnusson Grossman (1906-1999) maintained a prolific forty-year career on two continents, Europe and North America, with achievements in industrial design, interior design and architecture.


Greta Magnusson Grossman Grasshopper Lamp

The Grasshopper Lamp is one of the most popular lamp designs of Greta’s.

Greta Magnusson Grossman 3 disk coffee table

She also designed this 3 disk coffee table. This unique design consists of 3 circular discs attached by a wooden base, all made from solid pieces of beautifully grained walnut.

This walnut and iron desk is supported with a diagonal dowel leg supported by bent iron rods. A box for supplies appears to float above the work surface.


Greta Magnusson Grossman three-panel folding screen

Grossman designed this three-panel folding screen in wood and metal for Glenn of California in 1952. The primary colors are a signature of the designer.

So sculptural this set of four Greta Magnusson Grossman style ebonized teak dining chairs from the Lustig Brothers. Freshly restored and upholstered in fawn velour velvet. The shaped seats and backs are delightful….the backs with tubular brass anglers. Superb tapered front legs, lathe turned with button feet. very mid century in design, Danish Modern inspired.

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