Nanna Dizel is one of Denmark's most famous and eclectic modernist designer, drawing her inspiration from nature,
producing an often organic design as well as architecture or everyday objects around her. Borrowing often their form and charasteristics, she reinterpreted them and gave them a new function.
Rattan is very present in contemporary design , overwhelming and natural material respecting the ecosystem it is as well pliable and resistant, therefore it has been integrated by danish designers to their creation since a while. Between them, Poul Kjaerholm, Nanna Ditzel or Hans J. Wegner used it to create furnitures which are now between danish design icons.
The renown danish designer Poul Kjaerholm and the american painter Sam frnacis, figure of the action painting movement, are successivily comissioned in 1976 and 1977 to partcipate at the architecture and decoration of the new concert hall of the Louisiana Modern Art Museum in Humlebaek, Danemark.
The Sas Radisson Hotel was ordered to the danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen by the danish airlines Sas, hypermodern in its architecture and its precursor concept of an all design hotel, it allowed the designer to create ones of his most reknown pieces such as the Egg and Swan chairs.
Piet Hein was a danish designer, a prolific genius of creation, he was recognised for his revolutionary creation born from a mathematical equation, the super ellipse, perfect combination between the rectangle and the circle, wich inspired the supper Egg Serie.
In Danmark he is known as much for his design than he is for his Poetry work wich marked forever Danish culture and is know part of its inheritage.
Under the pseudonym Kumbell he wrote more than 7000 short aphoristic poems tainted of humour, irony and paradox.
They were born from the the imagination of Piet hein in the 30's but difused to a wider public as they were published under the danish occupation in the famous danish newspaper Politiken.
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