<u></u>Erik Magnussen was born in 1940 in Copenhagen. Educated as a
ceramist at the School of Applied Arts and Design - graduated with a silver
medal in 1960.
For a number of years he worked for Bing & Gr?ndahl and among the latest works
are furniture for Fritz Hansen a/s , door handles for Franz Schneider Brakel
gmbh, tabletop in pewter for Royal Selangor, tabletop in stainless steel and
plastic for A/S Stelton, porcelain lamps for Licht & Form and furniture for
Erik Magnussen's designs are exhibited in museums throughout the world and he
has received the Lunning Prize in 1967 and the Furniture Prize in 1977. In 1983
he was chosen "designer of the year" by the Danish Design Council and his
products have several times received the ID-prize by the Danish Society of
Industrial Design. Erik Magnussen received the Bindesbøll Medal in 1996 and he
has received grants from the Ole Haslund Fund, the Royal Jueweller A.
Michelsen's Anniversary Fund and Knud V. Engelhardt's Memorial Fund.
In 1997 Erik Magnussen was awarded the "Rote Punkt" in the "Design Innovations
'97" competition held by Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen and he won the "Good
Design Gold Prize" awarded by Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization.View other products from Erik Magnussen