Sven Erik Tonn-Petersen (1925-2004) was a self-taught Danish designer and inventor who created a wide range of high quality designs under the name of Tonn-P. One of his Danish registered designs is the Caravel candle holder.
The Caravel comes in Oak and Walnut and was originally designed in the 1960s. Tonn-P drew inspiration for the candlestick from his great love for the aesthetics of aeroplanes and ships. You can see how the candle holders imitate the masts and booms of medieval caravel sailing ships.
Wherever a Caravel Candlestick ‘heads out’, whether on a dining table or a windowsill, its unique idiom exudes character and warmth.
A Mid Century Interiors Marvel!
Sven Erik Tonn-Petersen (1925-2004) was an inventor who created a wide range of high quality designs under the name of Tonn-P. He had great “appetite for life” and lived a festive, adventurous life filled with humour and joy. TonnP designs are harmonic and functional incorporating many different sorts of materials such as wood, plastic and metal.