In 1944, Wilton Carlyle Dinges founded the Electrical Machine and Equipment Company (Emeco) in Hanover Pennsylvania utilizing the skills of local craftsman. During WWII the U.S government gave him a big assignment, make chairs that could withstand water, salt air and sailors. Make chairs lightweight and make them strong, build them for a lifetime. Aluminum was the obvious choice, engineered for practical purposes, designed by real people.
Modern glass design created to be used and enjoyed every day - that is what is created at Holmegaard.
They work with some of the best glass designers, who experiment with technique, form and materials. This results in unique design that reaches into the future. Design that is not only beautiful to look at, but is designed to be used in modern everyday life.
Since 1950 Sika Design has created handmade furniture with comfort, quality and sustainability as our main requirements for the design and the manufacturing process. Our wicker furniture are handed down through generations, and world- wide several hotels, restaurants and cruise ships are furnished with furniture from Sika-Design.