Kold Christensen shop logo. Kold Christensen, Denmark in 1956. 31½ w × 31½ h in. 80 × 80 cm. In great condition as shown in pictures. Furniture designer Poul Kjærholm was a significant figure in Danish modern design uniquely blending craftsmanship and industrial production. Trained as a cabinetmaker in Hjørring, Denmark in 1949, he later studied furniture design at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, graduating in 1952. In 1955, he was hired by the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts as a lecturer and also designed the, now iconic, schools desks. In 1976 he was welcomed back as a professor. Kjærholms timeless designs are functional and durable. He often worked in steel, leather and glass, placing importance on the relationship of the piece to its environment. Kjærholm received many awards throughout his career including two Grand Prix at the Milan Triennale, the Lunning Prize in 1958, the Eckersberg’s Medal in 1960, and multiple ID awards. In 2006, Kjærholm was the subject of a major retrospective at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark. His work is included in the permanent collections of museums around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York where designs are featured throughout the galleries and restaurant. Poul Kjærholm died in 1980. The item “E. Kold Christensen / Poul Kjaerholm old style shop Logo” is in sale since Monday, December 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Periods & Styles\Mid-Century Modernism”. The seller is “johanwahlb3rg” and is located in Poland, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Material: Metal