• Helene F. Rolighed Larsen

Designer Spotlight: Henning Koppel


A multi-medium Danish design icon of the Mid-Mentury Modern era.



WOOD • MELAMINE • SILVER • ENAMEL • BRASS • COPPER • BRONZE • PORCELAIN GOLD • PEWTER • GLASS • CAST IRON • PAINTING • STAINLESS STEEL • GRANITE • CLAY


Henning Koppel is without question one of the most well-known, productive and versatile designers of the 1950s and 60s from Denmark.


From the time he started working for the Georg Jensen studio in 1945 until his death in 1981 Henning Koppel produced what seems like a never-ending flood of groundbreaking and breathtaking designs.




MOST ICONIC DESIGNS INCLUDE


The ‘Pregnant’ duck silver pitcher for Georg Jensen

The Koppel 'Frog' and 'Duck' Figures, made in silver for many functions

The Splash-series of silver jewellery: Brooches, Bracelets, Earrings for Georg Jensen

The Taverna Tankard, Master’s Cup in Copper and Silver Plate for Georg Jensen

The Petronella Oil Lamp for Louis Poulsen