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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