Nanna Ditzel : “The great lady of Scandinavian design”

An iconic figure in Nordic and Scandinavian design, Nanna Ditzel is a furniture designer born in 1923 in Copenhagen. This week, The Vintage Furniture, the specialist in the sale of vintage furniture is interested in the path of this character emblematic of Scandinavian furniture.

The multi-faceted designer

Architect of training, the designer studied cabinetmaking. Nicknamed “the great lady of Scandinavian design”, Nanna Ditzel has revolutionized the world of decoration thanks to her many creations. The designer used fabric, wood, plastic and other materials to create furniture and decorative jewelry very original.

Timeless masterpieces of vintage furniture

Nanna Ditzel is known for her long career in the world of design. With her husband Jørgen Ditzel, they founded their first studio where they exhibited their many creations. We particularly mention the “Egg Chair”, a suspended chair combining comfort and minimalist design. The article is available today in several models that you can find on our website specialized in sale of vintage furniture. Nanna Ditzel then designed other creations that made her famous. First the “Bench For Two”, a chair with geometric shapes that allows couples to enjoy a moment of intimacy, then the Trinidad chair which was one of the best sellers of Fredericia society and finally the Butterfly chair. Other pieces also bear the signature of Nanna Ditzel, such as the Toad table and stools.

A recognized designer

Nanna Ditzel won the Danish Ministry of Culture Award in 1998 and the title of “Honorable Royal Designer by the Royal Society of Arts” in London in 1996. The designer has worked for several well-known personalities, such as the designer Georg Jensen.