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Hans J. Wegner (Wegner)

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Born: 1914 AD
Currently alive, at 100 years of age.

Nationality: Danish
Categories: Furniture Designer

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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.

 

 

 


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