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Grethe Meyer ceramics featured image

She worked on the editorial staff of The Building Manual from 1944 to 1955. She was a crucial figure in Borge Mogensen’s research on the standardisation of consumer product sizes, and she collaborated with him frequently. They created the Boligens Byggeskabe (BB) and resund cabinet-storage systems in 1957.Read More →

Poul Kjærholm (1929 -1980) Danish designer

Poul Kj√¶rholm (1929 ‚Äď 1980) was a Danish designer. Kj√¶rholm was born in √ėstervr, Denmark, and started his career as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice with Gronbech in 1948 before attending the Danish School of Arts and Crafts Copenhagen in 1952. Read More →

Fritz Hansen featured image

Fritz Hansen, a cabinetmaker who started producing and supplying furniture parts before going into bentwood furniture production, founded this major Danish furniture manufacturing company in Copenhagen. In the 1930s, the company began to produce tubular steel designs by Dutch designer Mart Stam and others, in addition to wooden furniture.¬†Read More →

Danish Pepper - book featured image

At the height of the Danish Modern movement, Jens Quistgaard and Dansk spiced up the design world with a stunning series of sculptural wood salt and pepper mills. Danish Pepper features photos and illustrations of Dansk and other Danish mills, accompanied by a rich history of the mills and their creators.Read More →

Jens Quistgaard teapot featured image

After the second world war, Jens Harald Quistgaard was apprenticed in the Georg Jensen Solvsmedie in Copenhagen. He has experimented with various media such as wood, metal, glass, steel and ceramics. Ted Nierenberg, the founder of Dansk International, noticed him because of his distinctively Danish craft aesthetic.Read More →

J39 Chair by B√łrge Morgensen featured image

The J39 Chair was designed in 1947 by B√łrge Mogensen. J39 is a flexible solid wood masterpiece featuring a hand-woven seat with a natural paper cord. In 1939, just beginning his design career, when Mogensen was a 28-year-old architect, he followed his vision of producing high-quality, practical furniture that could popularise modernist design for the general public.Read More →