Arne Jacobsen / Furniture

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Arne Jacobsen (1902-71), architect and designer. Educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture in Copenhagen, Denmark.

As a designer, Jacobsen made prototypes for furniture, textiles, wallpaper, and silverware. Among his most famous designs are The Ant™, Series 7™, The Egg™ and The Swan™, and the tableware Cylinda-Line.

Arne Jacobsen's cooperation with Fritz Hansen dates back to 1934. The Ant chair designed in 1952, succeeded by the 3107 series propelled his and Fritz Hansen's names into furniture history.

Arne Jacobsen was and is an admired and outstanding designer. While the significance of Arne Jacobsen's buildings was less appreciated, his furniture and other design work have become national and international heritage.