In 1933, Thorvald Rasmussen founded Skovby with a vision, demanding effort and skilled pride. With this foundation he created a company that designed functional and sustainable furniture, which his son and grandson have since carried on.

Skovby’s early one man workroom swiftly advanced to producing complete dining room groups in less than twenty years. The development of producing in production lines let Skovby to build a network of international dealers. During this growth, Skovby continued to focus on craftsmanship and a business model that is committed to the environment and its employees.

The passion and driving force that has spanned three generations of woodworkers, is function.  Skovby was among the first manufacturers with functional extension mechanisms, and today is known worldwide for its ability to combine functionality and beautiful design. Skovby’s continued success is attributed to their ability in developing carefully planned designs which have innovative function, and a strong aesthetic appeal.

Skovby’s dining room collection is extensive and is able to suit many individual need and tastes by offering soft curves, classic appearances, rigorous lines and contemporary styling in a wide variety of natural woods.

The Skovby #32 dining table is an innovative round table that expands with leave that are stored internally in the base. This unique extension system is activated by turning the tabletop, which splits into three sections. Extensions that are stored in the base are unfolded and placed between the three “leaves”.  This stunning example of design, functionality and ingenuity was introduced in 1974 by Skovby and is exclusive to them. 




Not only does Skoby produce gorgeous dining tables, but they produce items for every room in the house. They make complimentary buffet units, dining chairs, coffee and end tables, entertainment units and hi-fi storage solutions that are all Scandinavian designed and uniquely Skovby.  The Skovby #303 Buffet is classic and impeccably designed with three doors and three drawers that give interest to the front.  Available in several woods and finishes, the #303 will be able to compliment just about all dining rooms. Also available is a hutch with glass doors and shelves for display storage.  This impeccably designed piece will surely spark conversations during dinner about its gorgeous silhouette.

Skovby continues to focus on combining solid woods with great design and function. The soft curves and straight lines, along with classical expressions make it possible to decorate the home according to just about anyone’s individual needs and tastes.