Ib Kofod-Larsen


From > 1921 - 2003, Denmark
Education > Royal Danish Academy of fine arts, Copenhagen
Design studio > Ib Kofob-Larsen designed furniture for many manufacturers, but made his most beautiful designs in the fifties for Faarup Møbelfabrik
Signature > Teak, rosewood, leather, clean lines and organic shapes
Awards > ‘Holmegaard glass competition’ and ‘Danish Cabinetmakers Guild’ award, both in 1948
Manufacturer > Faarup Møbelfabrik, High Wycombe, Carlo Gahrn, Petersens, Christensen & Larsen, Bovenkamp, Faary, Fredericia Furniture and G-plan
Masterpieces > ‘Model 66’, rosewood dressoir (1950), the Penguin chair (1953) and the U-56 or Elisabeth chair