Danish architect Arne Jacobsen (1902-1971) is one of the most significant figures in Danish design history. This year, Arne Jacobsen Design celebrates the 120th anniversary of Arne Jacobsens’s birth in 1902 with the launch of the original Arne Jacobsen web site that tells the story about Arne Jacobsen and his comprehensive oeuvre.
For six decades, Arne Jacobsen was at the forefront of Danish architecture, creating visionary works of architecture that still appear modern and forward-looking today. His architectural projects often included both the building and a total interior design as well as the design of the surrounding landscape. Explore some of Arne Jacobsen’s most famous projects – from the functionalist Bellevue Theatre from 1936 to the monumental building for the National Bank of Denmark from 1971.
As an architect, furniture designer, industrial designer and landscape architect, Arne Jacobsen made contributions that remain as significant today as they were in his lifetime. Explore the life and career of one of Denmark’s most prolific architects and designers.