Nanna Ditzel

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Nanna Ditzel (6 October 1923 in Copenhagen - 17 June 2005 in Copenhagen) was a Danish furniture designer.[1]

She studied at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen with painter Victor Isbrand, Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen, Peter Hvidt and Kaare Klint graduating in 1946. Her works include cabinet-making, jewellery, tableware and textiles. She also created jewellery designs for Georg Jensen and furniture for Frederica.[2][3][4][5][6]

Main works[edit]

  • Children's Highchair [7]
  • Hanging Egg Chair [8]
  • Trinidad chair[9]
  • Lulu cradle [10]
  • Nanny Rocking Chair [11]
  • Bench for two [12]
  • Butterfly chair [13]
  • Toad stool and table [14]

The Children's Highchair, designed 1955, was included in the 2006 Danish Culture Canon.[15] in the Children's canon category as a masterpiece of Danish design.

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Nanna Ditzel: ’’ Danish chairs’’, 1954
  • Nanna Ditzel: ‘’ Nanna Ditzel, Munkeruphus 1992( Book )
  • Nanna Ditzel: ‘’ Tanker bliver ting : Nanna Ditzel design’’ , 1994
  • Henrik Sten Mller : ‘’Motion and beauty : the book of Nanna Ditzel’’ , 1998
  • Nanna Ditzel: Nanna Ditzel : trapperum ; stairscapes ; Exhibition Nanna Ditzel Trapperum - Stairscapes Kunstindustrimuseet, 2002
  • Fabia Masciello : ‘’Nanna Ditzel : design nordico al femminile ‘’, 2003 en Italien
  • Hanne Horsfeld: ‘’ Nanna Ditzel’’ , 2005[16]

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