Hans J. Wegner is widely considered to be one of the leading figures in 20th century furniture design - and a driving force in the “Danish Modern” movement that changed the way people looked at furniture in the 1950s and 1960s.
Mogens Koch, who is especially known for his furniture classics such as the bookcase system and the Folding programme, worked with Kaare Klint in 1925-30, and was professor at Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole in Copenhagen in 1950-68.
Ole Wanscher (1903-1985), was born in Copenhagen in 1903 and was an architect and professor of architecture with furniture designs as his specialty. He came to shape Danish furniture, both as an active designer and as a master teacher. His furniture designs are now considered to be modern classics - sophisticated and functional with an exquisite attention to detail.
Kaare Klint's influence as a professor at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Furniture School in Copenhagen from 1924-54 led to a renewal of Danish furniture design. His teaching and designs were radical at the time as he focused heavily on functional analysis, the best materials and uncompromising craftmanship.
STRAND+HVASS are part of a new breed of Danish designers who are creating tomorrow’s classics - today.
As the son of Jørgen Kastholm, Thomas Bo Kastholm was born into a family that lived for furniture design.
Morten Gøttler, born in 1944, is a renowned Danish furniture designer MDD, with a true feeling for wood.
Jørgen Gammelgaard belonged to a generation of skilful furniture designers who all learned their craft in the time-honoured Danish apprenticeship tradition.
Erik Magnusssen was born in 1940 i Copenhagen. He was educated as a ceramist at the School of Applied Arts and Design anfd graduated with a silver medal in 1960. Erik Magnussens designs are exhibited in museums all over the world.
Henning Koppel, the world famous Danish designer of the Bubi lamp, was first and foremost an artist. He was trained in drawing and sculpture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Academie Rancon in Paris.
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