Orla Molgaard A graduate of the Department of Furniture Design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen was founder and co-owner of the Hvidt & Mølgaard firm of architects.Together with his partner, Christian Hvidt, he worked on furniture, interior design, buildings and consultancy assignments for major bridge projects. Their best-know piece of furniture is the Ax Chair created for Fritz Hansen. Co-operation with LE KLINT resulted in severalLamp models.Hvidt and MolgaardDanish designer Christian Hvidt (1916-) was trained as an architect and as cabinetmaker at the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen. He exhibited regularly at the Cabinetmaker's Guild exhibitions, as a designer and as an exhibition architect, and also taught at the School of Arts and Crafts from 1942-45. In 1944 he both designed the "Portex" chair, one of the first stacking chairs to come out of Denmark, and opened a furniture design office with Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen.Hvidt and Molgaard set out to make a pendant that anyone could love, could be put in any room, and would be cherished for generations to come. They has accomplished that goal with this simply stunning piece of Danish design. The folded pleats on the white shade are a tradition at Le Klint, and will be most welcome in any room of your home. Classic design and an attention to detail make this a pendant you just can't pass up.
|Le Klint Pendant 161||9.5" H x 21.25" W x 21.25" D||Unavailable|
|Number of Lights:||1|
|Product Category:||Pendant Lights|
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The company makes all types of home lighting, including table lamps, floor lamps, pendant lamps, and wall lamps. Founded by Tage Klint in 1943, the company also manages a fund which supports Danish architects and designers. The Le Klint tradition entails bringing the finest Danish designers into the family fold and manufacturing the avante garde designs they put forth. Such a tradition has made Le Klint the envy of the design community. Their designs made waves in the 1960's and remain fashionable and chic decades later.