The adventurous spirit of our founder may be a great source of pride and inspiration for all folks at Scandinavian Designs and Dania Furniture. Like many business success stories, ours begins there – with an entrepreneur, a necessity, a way of adventure and a discovered passion. it had been on a visit back to his native country of Norway, after being within the us for a couple of years, that our founder began his career in furniture. At the 1963 furniture show in Stavanger, Norway, he met with several small furniture factories that each one agreed to offer him modest credit on a handshake. "That's how business was done over there in those days.