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Jo Hammerborg

jo hammerborg portrait

Johannes (Jo) Hammerborg trained as a silversmith before joining Copenhagagen's Kunstakademiet, the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

In 1957 he became head of design at Fog & Mørup, where he created over 60 lamps and assisted in bringing a new modernist aesthetic to the company before leaving in 1980 to start his own lighting design business.


aOrient lamp by Jo Hammerborg,

Orient Lamp

The Orient Lamp is a flawless light design with good luminous efficacy created by Jo Hammerborg in 1963 for one of the most important Danish lighting companies of the time, Fog & Morup.