The German designer and silversmith Christian Dell is arguably best known for the numerous lighting designs he realised during the 1920s and 1930s.

Christian Dell was however also one of the pioneers of plastic design. If all too briefly.

Christian Dell (1893 - 1974)

PK62, PK63 & PK65 Poul Kjærholm Fritz Hansen

In 1982 Danish furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen acquired the rights to the complete works by the designer Poul Kjærholm. In

Fritz Hansen Arne Jacobsen Series 7 3107

Do designers always know best? No, do they….? Back in July we celebrated the 60th anniversary of Arne Jacobsen’s Ant

ant chair arne jacobsen fritz hansen side

Remaining in celebratory mood….. Twenty five years after the young guns of European modernism gathered in Stuttgart to open the

Luddites! Not a phrase normally associated with (smow) To the best of our knowledge no (smow)employee has ever smashed an

Timely to the end of our rantings against the current state of Danish design – the Danish Design Centre in

As already stated our visit to Copenhagen and CORE 10 was without question one of our more disappointing trips. Largely

For one of Denmark’s most celebrated designers Verner Panton spent considerably little time in Denmark; and many most of his

The (smow)blog team outing to the cardboard furniture workshop was coupled with a visit to the current Vitra Design Museum

For people who spend most of their working lives sat at desks, publishers and authors have a frightening disregard for