Vintage Danish furniture is alive and well in Emeryville. Founded in 2002 by Danish-born Lynne Jensen, Klassik by Lynne specializes in vintage Danish (and Swedish) furniture sourced and imported directly from Denmark. On any weekend you might find items from designers such as Arne Jacobsen, Hans J. Wegner, Kai Christiansen, Arne Vodder, and Peter Hvidt spread out across their 5,000 square-foot showroom.
Their website lists items currently in stock, along with descriptions and prices. If you spot something you just must have, but you can't make it to the East Bay right away, you can call or email and they'll reserve the item for you.
They also feature lighting, art, and accessories -- some old, some new. Pricing is competitive -- not with IKEA, but then Klassik is for buyers of classic investment pieces, not those looking for disposable furniture. Also, check out the Did You Know
section on their website for interesting historical facts on Hans Wegner and Danish furniture.
(Edited from this post originally published 06.25.07)