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Poul-Kjærholm

Designer Spotlight: Poul Kjærholm

Poul Kjærholm was a Danish designer born in Øster Vrå, Denmark in January 8, 1929. His designs perfectly capture the elegance and clean line associated with modern functionalist furniture. His furniture is sleek and timeless, made with an eye for quality and craftsmanship. His career began in 1948 when he apprenticed for Gronbech as a cabinetmaker’s apprentice. At the end of his apprenticeship he decided to further his design education and enrolled in the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen. There he met his wife, Hanne Kjærholm, who went on to become a successful architect. Continue reading