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October 20 -
December 20, 2017
Autumn Acquisitions

Ib Kofod-Larsen

(Danish 1921-2003)

Furniture designer Ib Kofod-Larsen was born Denmark in 1921 and studied at the Danish Royal Academy in Copenhagen. In 1948, he won the Holmegaard glass competition as well as an annual award from the Danish Cabinetmakers Guild. The latter drew the attention of Danish furniture manufacturer Faarup Møbelfabrik, and Kofod-Larsen went on to create some of his most beautiful works for the company He also designed furniture for several other leading midcentury manufacturers, both at home and abroad, including High Wycombe, Christensen & Larsen, Carlo Gahrn,Bovenkamp, Petersens, and Fredericia Furniture.

Kofod-Larsen was known for working with the natural grains and patterns in the raw materials he used and making those elements the focus of his designs.