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15 Jun 2015
DA

The company was founded in New York City in 1938 by Hans Knoll. After the death of Hans in 1955, his wife Florence Knoll took over as head of the company.

Eero Saarinen
Atlas
09 Jun 2015
DA

Son of the great Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen, Eero Saarinen, was a Finnish American architect and industrial designer. During his long association with Knoll he designed many important pieces

Jacob Jensen
Atlas
04 Jun 2015
DA
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06 May 2015
DA
Arne Jacobsen
Atlas
01 May 2015
DA

Architect, Furniture and Product designer. Jacobsen's most famous achievement is the S.A.S Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1959 where he also designed the interior furnishing ('Egg' chair and'Swan' chair) and the utilitarian objects. He designed for Fritz Hansen, Louis Poulsen, Vola, Stelton and Michelsen, among others.

Niels O. Møller
Atlas
29 Apr 2015
DA

Niels O. Møller

In 1939 Niels Otto Møller completed his training as a cabinetmaker, and trained at the Danish Design school in Århus. In 1944 he founded J.L.

Jean Prouvé
Atlas
27 Apr 2015
DA

From 1919 to 1921 Jean Prouvé trained as a blacksmith and in 1923 he opened his first workshop in Nancy where he designed modern steel chairs.

Serge Mouille
Atlas
27 Apr 2015
DA

Serge Mouille was admitted at the age of thirteen at the School of Applied Arts in Paris. He specialized in metallurgy and got a silversmithing diploma.

Børge Mogensen
Atlas
27 Apr 2015
DA

Børge Mogensen was one of the most important among a generation of furniture designers who made the concept of “Danish Modern” known throughout the world.

Ola Rune
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA
Verner Panton
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA

Architect and designer, Panton studied at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen and worked as an associate with Arne Jacobsen.

Peter Hvidt
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA

Hvidt studied at the Design School in Copenhagen and worked at various design firms before setting up his own studio in 1942.

Franco Albini
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA

Albini studied architecture at the Milan Politecnico. He worked as architect, city planner, industrial designer, designer of interiors and museum installations.

Mario Botta
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA

Swiss architect with a strong personality, he moved to Lugano in the Swiss canton of Italian culture after having studied in Venice.

Martin Visser
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA

Martin Visser was a Dutch furniture designer and art collector. In 1954 he became head of collection and furniture designer at 't Spectrum in Bergeijk.

Tapio Wirkkala
Atlas
03 Apr 2015
DA

Tapio (Veli Ilmari) Wirkkala Tapio Wirkkala completed his training as a decorative sculptor in 1936 at the Central school of Arts and Crafts in Helsinki.

Mario Bellini
Atlas
31 Mar 2015
DA

Bellini studied architecture at the Milan Politecnico, graduating in 1959. In 1963, he founded an architectural office with Marco Romano and later in 1973 the Studio Bellini in Milan.

Charlotte Perriand
Atlas
31 Mar 2015
DA

Charlotte Perriand was a French architect and designer. Her work aimed to create functional living spaces in the belief that better design helps in creating a better society.

Bruno Mathsson
Atlas
31 Mar 2015
DA

Bruno Mathsson, son of a carpenter, was a Swedish furniture designer and architect with ideas colored by functionalism/modernism, as well as old Swedish crafts tradition.

Pierre Paulin
Atlas
31 Mar 2015
DA

Paulin studied stone carving and clay modeling at the Ecole Camondo in Paris. In the early fifties, he began designing furniture for Thonet and in 1958, became the main designer for Artifort.

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