Currently alive, at 101 years of age.
1914 – Born on April 2 in Tønder, Denmark.
– Trained as a cabinet-maker before attending the Copenhagen School of Arts and Crafts.
1936 – At the age of 22 he attended the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, returning later as a tutor.
1938-1942 – He worked as a furniture designer in Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moller´s architectural practice.
1943 – He set up his own office in Gentofte and collaborated with Borge Mogensen.
1959 – The Royal Society of Arts in London made him an Honorary Royal Designers for Industry.