Jens Risom

An acclaimed designer, Jens Risom studied at Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College as well as The School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, along with Hans J. Wegner and Børge Mogensen, where he studied Industrial arts and design.

Jens Risom emigrated to New York In 1939 and after success designing the majority of Hans Knoll’s first furniture collection, he established his own design company. Jens Risom Design Inc. grew to be one of the three largest furniture companies in America, with offices spanning to Argentina, England and Australia. His designs continue to inspire many today and his legacy remains strongly present in the design world.