Danish-born architect and furniture designer Ib Kofod-Larsen (1921–2003) earned his architecture degree from the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen, opening his own studio in Copenhagen in 1948.

A prominent figure in Danish Modernism alongside such masters as Kaare Klint, Hans J. Wegner, Børge Mogensen, Finn Juhl, and Nanna Ditzel, Kofod-Larsen viewed Scandinavian design not as a regional phenomenon but as part of international modernism. He designed for several leading midcentury manufacturers, both in Denmark and abroad. Larsen's great success internationally, placed him as the best-selling Danish architect in the US in the 50s, working with furniture manufacturers in Germany, Sweden, Japan, the US, and the UK, and exhibiting throughout Europe and the US. Kofod-Larsen frequently worked with resplendent woods, such as teak and rosewood, including rich leathers.

Clean, sculptural lines characterize much of his pristine work. In 2003, Kofod-Larsen passed away and the designer's pieces have become frequented collector items, due to his undeniable talent for honoring the innate qualities of his carefully chosen materials.

Knitting Lounge ChairKnitting Lounge Chair

Knitting Lounge Chair

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €3.230
The Penguin Lounge ChairThe Penguin Lounge Chair

The Penguin Lounge Chair

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €810
The Seal Lounge Chair, Low BackThe Seal Lounge Chair, Low Back

The Seal Lounge Chair, Low Back

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €4.795
The Penguin Rocking ChairThe Penguin Rocking Chair

The Penguin Rocking Chair

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €950
Elizabeth Lounge ChairElizabeth Lounge Chair

Elizabeth Lounge Chair

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €4.995
The Seal OttomanThe Seal Ottoman

The Seal Ottoman

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €950
The Seal Lounge Chair, High BackThe Seal Lounge Chair, High Back

The Seal Lounge Chair, High Back

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €4.895
Elizabeth OttomanElizabeth Ottoman

Elizabeth Ottoman

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €1.150
The Penguin Dining ChairThe Penguin Dining Chair

The Penguin Dining Chair

by Ib Kofod-Larsen

From €540

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