Product Spotlight: Svend Sideboard

Svend Sideboard in Solid American Oak with Reversible Doors

Made for a modern home, the Svend Sideboard, in solid oak, channels the Scandi trend with a light oak frame, a simple, practical silhouette, and reversible doors that are neutral white and grey on one side and classic oak on the other. The two sliding-door cabinets and three classic drawers help keep your surface clutter-free - leaving more space for showing off some unique accessories or family photos. 

The Svend sideboard is made with high-quality American Oak with solid timber construction, so it’ll be set to follow you from first home to couple’s haven to the family house - and the versatile design means it will be right at home in each. This statement piece of furniture has all the hallmarks of becoming a generational piece for your family. 


Initial Concept

The initial concept for the Svend sideboard was - versatility. We understand that in today’s world pieces of furniture must fulfill multiple functions - they must be easily transported as we move through different stages of our lives, they must provide storage and somewhere to display our treasured items, they must be easy to maintain and keep in beautiful condition, they must be stylish and functional, and they must complement not contrast with other pieces of furniture in our homes.  

The Svend sideboards are timeless, affordable craftsmanship developed from five generations of furniture makers. Our furniture is a product of the collaborative efforts between our artisan partners and our in-house designers. It is inspiring to watch these craftsmen; their technique, their passion, their attention to detail is apparent in every piece we produce. 

Solid Oak Sideboard

Sourcing of Materials

We work with selected suppliers to keep damaging materials out of our products. We only use sustainably sourced oak and walnut from forests in America. We’ve selected the timber for its quality and longevity, and by sourcing it from sustainably harvested forests, we can make sure that our impact is minimised.

By making sure our timber come from sustainably sourced forests in the USA, we can make sure that our pieces are as perfect for the planet as they are for your home. By working together with farmers, designers and suppliers, we can make sure that the beauty of today isn’t borrowed against the beauty of tomorrow.

What to Furnish With?

The Svend sideboard in solid Oak will match seamlessly with the Icon By Design’s Otto dining table and Astrid dining chairs to create a stylish and comfortable dining space. Despite being from different Icon By Design ranges, all of these pieces are designed to work together, to complement each other, to create a special space.  

The combination of Svend sideboard, Otto dining table and Astrid dining chairs- all available in American Oak - will ensure you have an elegant, functional and family-friendly dining room or space to come home to and create memories in. It’s also a simple way to inject Scandi or Mid-Century Modern design into your home. 

Svend Sideboard + Otto Dining Table

The Otto range of dining tables have been designed to be both beautiful and hard wearing with a highly durable, clear lacquer, satin finish. However, all lacquer finishes may be susceptible to water damage if the water is left on the table for long periods, especially if the water is very hot. We recommend the use of coasters or table mats if spillage is an inevitable issue. If the table is wiped off after each use, it can be safely used without any coverings.

Available in a range of lengths - standard and extension - to ensure everyone can enjoy a seat at your table. 

Solid Oak Dining Tale Settings

Astrid Dining Chair + Otto Dining Table

The Astrid dining chairs pair perfectly with any of the Otto dining tables - and they are available in both Oak or Walnut so regardless of the dining table timber type you choose, you’ll have the chairs to match. These Scandi-inspired dining chairs have been designed to be long lasting and comfortable, encouraging your dinner guests to linger longer. 

The seats themselves are available in natural timber, or upholstered in cream or black top grain leather or various fabric colours. Match them to the rest of your decor to create a truly elegant and welcoming dining space

Astrid Dining Chair

Introduction to Icon By Design

At Icon By Design, we don’t think we should spend our brief time on earth making disposable things. So we build our furniture to last a long time, with a focus on natural, sustainable materials and craftsmanship. And we design our furniture to be minimal, elegant and timeless. Because we believe if you build a piece of furniture that is timeless, the moments that happen around it will be timeless as well. The furniture will hold an emotional value, above and beyond the dollar value. We’re not just making furniture, we’re making conversations and moments. We’re making our relationships richer. We’re making our moments more memorable. It’s not a table, it’s Boxing Day 2021. It’s not a media shelf, it’s “Kind of Blue” on a winter’s night. It’s not a chair, it’s the way your daughter sits when studying. Icon By Design isn’t simply a place where quality furniture is created. It’s where stories are made.



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