Acking, Carl-Axel

(1910 - 2001)

Carl-Axel Acking was a Swedish architect, furniture designer, writer and teacher. He received his architectural training in Stockholm from 1931 to 1939. During his training he worked for the renowned architect Erik Gunnar Asplund. In 1937 he took part in the World Exposition of Paris and in New York in 1939.

From 1939 to 1955 he had an architectural firm with Sven Hesselgren. From 1955 into the 1980s he had his own firm. His furniture was typically produced by Nordiska Kompaniet. Early in his career he also designed for Knut Lindquist AB and Svenska Möbelfabrikerna, Bodafors.

Bloomberry is an antiques dealer specialized in exquisite twentieth century design, founded in 2005 by Patricia Keurentjes and Leander Meerman. Our strength is that we read the past differently and do have a keen eye for yet little known masterpieces. Our company is housed in a former textile factory that spans 5.000 square meters. It is located just near Maastricht, in the south of the Netherlands, within two hours from Amsterdam, Bruxelles and Cologne. Only part of the collection is shown on the website. A visit -  by appointment only - gives you the full insight.