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FOERSOM & HIORT-LORENZEN

Contact : Lille Strandstræde 7 DK - 1254 København K - Danemark

Ph. +45 33 12 17 14

design@f-h-l.dk
www.foersom-hiort-lorenzen.dk
 
JOHANNES FOERSOM
born 3.9.1947

1964 – 69
Cabinet-maker from the Gustav Berthelsen school
1969 – 72
The Furniture-line at the School of Arts and Crafts
1972 – 77
Furniture- and Interior designer for varying studios in Copenhagen
1972 – 77
Cooperation with, among others, Ivan Schlecter
1972 – 80
Part-time employed at the School for Arts and Crafts (later Danish Design School),
The textile line
1980 – 95
Part-time teacher at the Furniture School for Arts and Crafts
(later Danish Design School)
1977 –
Atelier with Peter Hiort-Lorenzen
1983 – 85
Committee member of the Department of Education and Science for a revision of the
Design educations
1980 – 95
Employed (part time) as a teacher at the furniture school S.F.B.:
1998 – 2003
Member of the board in Danish Designers MDD


DESIGNOPGAVER

Erik Jørgensens Furniture A/S
Lammhults Furniture AB
Kvist Furniture A/S
Albæk Furniture A/S
Hansen & Sørensen
Brio AB
Paustian A/S
Brühl & Sippold GmbH
Berga Form AB
Aids and appliances for Bjorn Nielsen Hospital Aids
Shop furnishing for SAS og Marimekko
Measurement electronics for Danfoss
The Copenhagen Harbour Sightseeing Excursions
Construction design for Vølund Ecology A/S


RECEIVED PRICES AND LEGATES FROM FOLLOWING

1985
Association of Danish Furniture Industries:
1970, 72, 77
The Governments Art Foundation:
1980
The National banks Jubilee foundation:
1974 / 75
Kroeyers Memorial Legate:
1985
The Furniture prize:
1992,94,95,99
Design Zentrum Nordhein WestfaleN
1994
Forsnäs-Priset , Campus:
1995
Best of Neocon, Gold Award, Campus:
1995-97 / 2001-02
Bo Bedres Year Prize:
1998
Bruno Mathsson Prize
2001
Industrie Forum Design, Hannover, Product Design Award, Atlas
2002
Diplom ”Utmärkt Svensk Form”, Atlas XL
2005
The Finn Juhl Prize
Best of Neocon: Innovation Award: Innovation: Imprint


EXHIBITIONS

1971
The National Association for Danish Craftsman
1972 og 1988
Charlottenborg
1973
SIF (Association for industrial design)
1978 og 1979
C. Danel (special exhibitions)
1979
The exhibition ”Hand and Things” at the Museum of Decorative Arts
1981
The exhibition ”Gruppen 16+” Museum of Decorative Arts
1981
The Danish House in Paris
1983
The exhibition ”Sanser og Ting” Museum of Decorative Arts
1983 – 1985
The Cabinet Makers Autumn Exhibition
1984 – 1987
Neocon, Chicago, USA
1984 – 2003
Köln
1986
International Bienale, Bratislava, Tjekkoslovakiet
1988 – 2003
Milano
2000
”Planken Ud”

Besides the above mentioned Manufacturers collections, which has been exhibit at furniture fairs from 1975

PURCHASED

The Museeum of Modern Art, New York
The Goverments Art Foundation
The Museum of Decorative Arts
Trapholt Furniture Museum




PETER HIORT-LORENZEN
11.11.1943

1958 – 62
Skilled ship’s carpenter:
Educated at the School of Arts and Crafts and
1962 – 68
Academy of Fine Arts Furniture school
1968 – 70
Employed at Kilkenny Design Workshops, Irland
1970 – 73
Part-time employed as designer for Poul Cadovius
1971 – 72
Employed at Niels Fagerholts Atelier
1975 – 2000
Part-time employed at the School for Arts and Crafts
(later Danmarks Designskole)
1977 –
Atelier with Johannes Foersom
1973 – 74
Adviser for Farstrup Furniture Factory:
1985 – 95
Attached to the design company Eleven Danes
1978 – 88
Member of IDD´s board
1998 – 2001
Chairman for the Arts and Crafts and the Design commission, under the Governments Art Foundation


DESIGNOPGAVER

Poul Cadovius
C. Danel
Erik Jørgensens Furniture A/S
Lammhults Furniture AB
Kvist Furniture A/S
Albæk Furniture A/S
Hansen & Sørensen
Brio AB
Paustian A/S
Brühl & Sippold GmbH
Berga Form AB
Aids and appliances for Bjørn Nielsen Hospital Aids
Shop furnishing for SAS og Marimekko
Measurement elektronics for Danfoss
The Copenhagen Harbour Sightseeing Excursions
Construction design for Vølund Ecology A/S


PURCHASED

The Museeum of Modern Art, New York
The Goverments Art Foundation
The Museum of Decorative Arts
Trapholt Furniture Museum


RECEIVED PRICES AND LAGATES FROM FOLLOWING

1985
Association of Danish Furniture Industries:
1970, 72, 77
The Goverments Art Foundation:
1980
The National banks Jubilee foundation:
1974 and 75
Kroeyers Memorial Legate:
1985
The Furniture prize:
1992,94,95,99
Design Zentrum Nordhein Westfalen :
1994
Forsnäs-Priset , Campus:
1995
Best of Neocon, Gold Award, Campus:
1995-97 og 2001-02
Bo Bedres Year Prize:
1998
Bruno Mathsson Prize
2001
Industrie Forum Design, Hannover, Product Design Award, Atlas
2002
Diplom ”Utmärkt Svensk Form”, Atlas XL
2005
The Finn Juhl Prize
Best of Neocon: Innovation Award: Innovation: Imprint


EXHIBITIONS

1971
The National Association for Danish Craftsman
1972 og 1988
Charlottenborg
1973
SIF (Association for industrial design)
1978 og 1979
C. Danel (special exhibitions)
1979
The exhibition ”Hand and Things” at the Museum of Decorative Arts
1981
The exhibition ”Gruppen 16+” Museum of Decorative Arts
1981
The Danish House in Paris
1983
The exhibition ”Sanser og Ting” Museum of Decorative Arts
1983 – 1985
The Cabinet Makers Autumn Exhibition
1984 – 1987
Neocon, Chicago, USA
1984 – 2003
Köln
1986
International Bienale, Bratislava, Tjekkoslovakiet
1988 – 2003
Milano
2000
”Planken Ud”

Besides the above mentioned Manufacturers collections, which has been exhibit at furniture fairs from 1975






chair Campus

chair Campus

seat Explore

conference chair Flamingo

chair Imprint

chair Imprint

chair Mikado

room dividers, shelving, height adjustable tables EB Mobilia

tête-à-tête sofa and chaise longue Rotor

chair Spira

chair Spira

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