Jørgen (1921-61) and Nanna Ditzel (1923-2005). Education at Kunsthåndværkerskolen (KADK) in 1946. Together they designed furniture, jewelry and fabrics. After Jørgen Ditzels death Nanna Ditzel continued alone.
Jens Risom, 95 years old, relaxed on his iconic 1940s lounge chair. 2012. Via Knoll, 2012. More Risom received his training in Denmark and immigrated to the States in 1939. He had a big influence on American modernism. In 1941, he and fellow émigré Hans Knoll, just 23 and 24, took a cross-country research trip to see art and design. Risom developed 15 pieces for the first Knoll catalogue. The rest is history.