Fog & Morup Classic Danish Design


Fog & Morup

Danish Design is as popular today as is was in its heyday in the 60s and 70s. Fog & Morup were one of the most popular and successful design companies and their designs are still as fresh today as they were in their heyday.

Ansgar Fog & E Morup met in 1902 at the firm Mannus Kock Denmark and went on to form a  business partnership and took over a consignment warehouse and in 1902 they took the decision to specialise in lighting.

In 1906 the firm moved to Copenhagen where they rapidly expanded and worked with a variety of leading designers and had worldwide success under the charge of Jo Hammerborg  who formerly worked with Georg Jensen.The company’s Golden years were during the 60s and 70s and emerged as a tour de force in the lighting sector and produced sleek, simple modern designs with often in materials such as copper,and aluminium and led the way in Danish design. The company collaborated with many renown architects and designers such as Torsten Thorup,Hans Due, Andreas Hansen and Sophus Frandsen and produced stunning designs which are still as inspirational today as they were when they were first produced.Fog & Morup made lights for Holmegaard,Royal Copenhagen and Kaj Franck. The company merged with Lyfa and closed in the 1980s.

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