The brand Goods was founded in 1995, inspired by the human being’s ancient custom of gift-giving. Nowadays, our collection consists of prominent home accessories and small furniture by Dutch designers. These designers are both internationally acclaimed and young talents. We distribute the products as a Dutch Design label.
Goods initiates the development of new products, yet other times designers approach us with an idea or design. When the product and design fit into Goods’ collection, the design is made production ready in collaboration with the designer.
Products from Goods are widely available in international museums, such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Iceland Design Centre. Moreover, the collection is also sold internationally in design shops. Many of our products can be custom-made in small or large production runs, for example as small business presents.
DESIGN AND CRAFTSMANSHIP THROUGH 3 GENERATIONS
At Bent Hansen we make it a point of honour that the quality of the craftsmanship and the materials shines through, and that our furniture expresses the simplicity and honesty that is forever in fashion.
CEO and designer Henrik Hvid Hansen is the innovative force behind the company Bent Hansen. Surrounded by qualified craftsmen, he has the best opportunities to try out new ideas and test different kinds of leather and textiles.
Through it’s 60 years of experience the company Bent Hansen has always considered solid workmanship of great importance. Back in 1948 Henrik Hvid Hansen’s grandfather, upholsterer Svend Hansen, founded the company. Back then the key competence was restoring old furniture.
In 1967 Svend Hansen’s son, Bent Hansen, took over the company. He expanded the business and started manufacturing interior for restaurants, hotels and ships.
In 1983 third generation, Henrik Hvid Hansen was ready to enter the family company. As an upholsterer like his father and grandfather before him and deeply fascinated by modern design Henrik has turned Bent Hansen into a modern design company with its own line of furniture design and home accessories.