rud rasmussen’s snedkerier oprettet 1869
MOGENSLike many designers of his generation, Mogens Koch had a background in architecture. He worked in many areas including house design, monuments, building extensions as well as with the interior design such as furniture design, textiles, silverware and graphic design.
JØRGEN RUD.Jørgen Rud. Rasmussen, son of Aage Rud. Rasmussen and the fourth generation in the company, was apprenticed to a cabinetmaker in Hellerup as a 16-year-old. After a few years of military service, Jørgen Rud. Rasmussen spent a year at a residential art school in Vejle, and then studied furniture design at the Danish School of Arts and Crafts’ furniture school (now the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design) in 1963-65. He completed his education by studying for one year as a visiting student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Department of Furniture and Interior Design under Poul Kjærholm.
KAARERegarded as the godfather of modern Danish design, Kaare Klint (1888-1954) made a name for himself as a furniture designer in the early 1900s. He was responsible for such design icons as the world-renowned Safari Chair and the Faaborg Chair, and for the overall design of the Danish Pavilion at the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition
MOGENSDanish architect Mogens Lassen became one of the pioneers of ‘modernism’ in Denmark, where Le Corbusier’s work and ideas fed Lassen’s own cubist architectural ideals. As a building engineer, Mogens Lassen spearheaded the use of concrete as a technique for constructing buildings in Denmark – yet always drew his inspiration from nature.
POULHaving trained as a cabinetmaker and graduated from the Danish School of Arts and Crafts (now the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design) in Copenhagen in 1955, Poul Kjærholm became a teacher at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts’ furniture school, and in 1976 succeeded Ole Wanscher as a professor at the school.