Jo Hammerborg


From > 1920 - 1982 (skydiving accident), Randers, Denemarken
Background > Silversmith, a clear differentiation from other Danish luminair designers, most of whom have a architectural background
Education > Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
Design studio > With Fog & Mørup in 1957, he left the company in 1980 to start his own studio. Fog & Mørup trended downwards from the day he left.
Signature >  Hammerborg’s silversmith skillset radiates from every lamp he designed through the use of UFO like shapes and organic curves. 
Manufacturer > Fog & Morup, Holmegaard glassworks
Masterpieces > NOVA lamp