The Legacy of Frits Henningsen

Frits Henningsen (1889-1965) was and is known for his uncompromising and perfectionist approach to craftsmanship, his vibrant character and powerful designs. Today, several works of his are considered to be among the finest of the Danish furniture made in the 20th century ⏤ and for good reason.
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The Spectacular Septima pendant

The Septima Pendant was developed in 1927-31 and was first time exhibited at Kunstindustrimuseet (now Designmuseum Danmark) in September 1928 in a prototype version. Here it received several positive reviews in the press, although PH did not see the lamp as finished yet. Read the whole story here.
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The story behind the renowned Clam Chair

The ever-popular Clam Chair is arguably the most mysterious piece on the Danish furniture market. But for some months now a new theory about its origin has been circulating. According to this, the Clam was not designed by Philip Arctander, but by the furniture upholsterer Arnold Madsen, and it was produced by Madsen's company Madsen & Schubell. Read the blog post here.
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