#25 The Stockholm Cabinet
#25 The Stockholm Cabinet


It is one of Josef Frank’s signatures to combine dissimilar materials when designing cabinets. He would mix diverse kinds of wood and often used paper, fabric, maps, or flora posters to decorate his furniture designs. In his interior designs, he strongly believed in being able to see the contours of a room, such as the line where the floor meets the wall. Hence, he often designed his cabinets with tall legs on the principle that the skirting board should be visible under the cabinet.

Image of Anders Mattsson working Work in progress for Cabinet maker Anders Mattsson.

The Stockholm Cabinet is produced in a limited edition of 100 units to celebrate the 100-years jubilee of Svenskt Tenn. The cabinet was originally designed between 1930 – 1950 and the original sketch states that it should be upholstered with paper. Inspired by the different map cabinets that Josef Frank designed during his career, this jubilee edition features an antique map of Stockholm drawn by lithographer Heinrich Neuhaus in 1875. The map features outstanding details with every individual building outlined in its motif.

“As a craftsman, I take great responsibility in following the original sketches to realise Josef Frank’s direct intentions. This cabinet is a work of art that deserves great craftsmanship with meticulous attention to detail. It is an honourable task.”

Image of Anders Mattsson working Meticulous craftsmanship.
Image of Cabinet maker Anders Mattsson. Cabinet maker Anders Mattsson.

Anders Mattsson Cabinetwork

At the Anders Mattsson Cabinetworks in Valdemarsvik, Josef Frank’s iconic 2192 cabinet has been produced since 1999. To celebrate the 100 years anniversary of Svenskt Tenn, the workshop has been commissioned to produce the Stockholm Cabinet in a limited edition of 100 units.

Image of the cabinetworks in Valdemarsvik, Sweden. The cabinetworks in Valdemarsvik, Sweden.

The Stockholm cabinet comes with a proof of authenticity in the form of a numbered plaque with Josef Frank’s signature guaranteeing the object's uniqueness.