Cecilie Manz (born 1972) is a Danish industrial designer. She is considered one of the leading Danish furniture designers of her generation.
Cecilie Manz was born Denmark's Odsherred region on the island of Zealand in 1972. She was admitted to the Danish Design School in Copenhagen and went to Helsinki as an exchange student, studying at the Finnish School of Art and Design, before she graduated in 1997. She then worked briefly in Professor Yrjö Wiherheimo's studio in Helsinki before returning to Copenhagen where she founded her own Manz Lab in 1998.
Some of her most known designs include the Caravaggio lamp for Lightyears and the Mikado table.
Awards and recognition
- * 2004: 3-years work grant, Danish Arts Foundation
- 2004: Danish Design Award
- Forum +1 Award
- 2007 iF product design award
- 2007 Finn Juhl Prize
- 2008 Danish Design Award
- Cecilie Manz – Status, Danish Design Center, Copenhagen
- Walk the Plank I + II, Danish Museum of Art & Design, Copenhagen (1999 and 2003)
- Living in Motion, Vitra Design Museum, Basel (2002
- Northern Lights, MDS-G Miyake Design Studio Gallery, Tokyo (2004
- Grand Danois, Zona Tortona., Milan Furniture Fair, Milan (2008)
- Mindcraft, 100 Design, London (2008)
- Shh…Craft is Golden!, Zona Tortona., Milan Furniture Fair, Milan (2009)
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