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Kay Bojesen (15. august 1886 i København – 28. august 1958 på Gentofte Amtssygehus) var en dansk sølvsmed og designer, bror til Oscar og Aage Bojesen. Uddannelse: Bojesen var i købmandslære hos Chr. Richter i Store Heddinge, hvorfra han fik lærebrev 1906. Han blev så ansat i firmaet Alfred Olsen & Co., kom i lære hos sølvsmed under Georg Jensen og fik lærebrev 1910 og blev videreuddannet ved den kgl. fagskole i Schwab, Gmund-Württemberg, arbejdede derefter som svend i Paris og København. K...
Poul Kjærholm (January 8, 1929 – April 18, 1980) was a Danish designer. Born in Øster Vrå, Denmark, Kjærholm began as a cabinetmaker's apprentice with Gronbech in 1948, going on to the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen in 1952. He was very articulate and with his natural authority he started an outstanding career as an educator in the same year (1952) but continued to study with Prof. Erik Herløw and Prof. Palle Suenson.
Danish architect Verner Panton caused a stir in the 1960s and kept on designing successful products until his death in 1998. Times they were a-changin’ - and Panton’s innovative ideas, daring use of modern materials and lavish colours were an instant hit. Panton became synonymous with sensational textile, furniture and lighting design. Panton designed the legendary textile pattern ’Geometri 1’ in 1960 - Recently revived on porcelain from Menu - and more popular than ever!