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Our sister site classic-modern.co.uk has published the following exclusive profiles of vintage Danish lighting designers and producers:

Simon P Henningsen
Whether lighting designers are born or made, Simon P Henningsen (1920–1974) seems destined to have become one. Son of the prolific Danish architect, designer, critic and author Poul Henningsen (1894–1967), Simon grew up [read more…]
Lyfa
Based in Ballerup in the greater Copenhagen area, Danish lighting company Lyfa began life during the early years of the 20th century as Københavns Lampe Og Lysekronefabrik. In the 1930s the company abbreviated its name [read more…]
Fog & Mørup
Ansgar Fog and E Mørup met in 1902 at the firm of Marinus Kock in Aarhus, Denmark. They rapidly became close friends and began to develop the idea of going into business together. On 22 February 1904 they answered an advert [read more…]
Claus Bolby
Claus Bolby was born in 1944 and began his career as a technician in the Royal Danish Airforce. In his free time, meanwhile, he pursued a broad range of creative arts, including painting and working with wood [read more…]
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