Carl Hansen & Søn | designers

Hans J. Wegner

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

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

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

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 craftsmanship.

Frits Henningsen

Frits Henningsen (1889-1965) was known as an uncompromising designer. He viewed quality craftsmanship as the most important element of his work, making it his focus when developing new furniture

Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando is one of the most renowned and respected architects in the world, influencing future generations with his innovative approach to design.

Strand & Hvass

STRAND+HVASS are part of a new breed of Danish designers who are creating tomorrow’s classics - today.

Thomas Bo Kastholm

As the son of Jørgen Kastholm, Thomas Bo Kastholm was born into a family that lived for furniture design.

Morten Gøttler

Morten Gøttler, born in 1944, is a renowned Danish furniture designer MDD, with a true feeling for wood.

Larsen & Bender Madsen

Larsen and Bender Madsen became acquainted at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Their acquaintance developed into a lifelong friendship, and in 1947 they began to design together in their spare time. Together, the duo developed a number of Danish classics – over 300 designs in total - always working in a clean, simple style that produced timeless designs.

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