Johannes Foersom/Peter Hjort-Lorenzen

The two Danish designers Foersom and Hiort-Lorenzen have been collaborating since 1977. Working with a continuous goal to create value and to stimulate a healthy development for the people’s surroundings, they have won a variety of awards for furniture design throughout the years. Johannes Foersom studied to become a cabinetmaker in Copenhagen, graduating in 1969. He later went on to study at the Arts and Crafts School. Peter Hiort-Lorenzen began as a ship carpenter at Helsingør Shipyard in 1962. In 1965, he attended the Arts and Craft School, graduating in 1965, then moving to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1968.