Jens Risom (1916-2016) changed America's perception of Danish modern furniture. One could argue, though, that Jens Risom’s spot in the canon of mid-century American design is one marked by displacement. Some of the accolades heaped upon the great designers should rightly have gone to Risom, who, with Hans Knoll, began priming the market for modern design as early as 1941 with the Risom-designed 600 line for Knoll. It included the first Knoll chair ever.

The Answer Is Jens Risom
Jens Risom (1916-2016) changed America's perception of Danish modern furniture.
Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection
Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
Into Danish Modern Furniture? Buy These Vintage Jens Risom Pieces Right Now
In our October issue, Jens Risom’s granddaughter pays tribute to the maestro’s life and career.
Happy 100th Birthday, Jens Risom
A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.
Jens Risom’s Family Reflects on the Danish Modern Giant at 100
The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.
Fascinating Risom
Jens Risom is enjoying his place in the canon of mid-century furniture designers while also distinguishing himself as a great...
Fnji Furniture
More than just beautiful pieces of furniture, the products made by Fnji Furniture illustrate the rapid development of the product...
A Neoclassical Gallery Home in Belgium
In this Brussels mansion, nothing has a price tag, but almost everything is for sale.
Furniture Fascination
With designs from 14 countries and five decades inside, it may be an understatement to note that in this suburban home, furniture...
Natasha Jen
Pentagram’s newest partner adopts a spatial approach to graphic design and building brand identities that go way beyond logos.
A Furniture Collector's Renovated Flat in Paris
Jean-Christophe Aumas’ multihued Paris apartment houses both the highly sought artistic director and the stunning assemblage of...
Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler
Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...
This House Proves Art Galleries Can Be Super-Friendly
An Antwerp home blurs the boundaries between art and design.
Furniture Designer Spotlight: La Chance
An enterprising duo mines their respective creative and business backgrounds to create a furniture collection with French roots...
DIY Furniture Ideas for Modern Makers
DIY Furniture 2 offers instructions and inspiration for furniture making.
Mud Mavens: Mud Girls Founder Jen Gobby
Just off Canada's west coast near Vancouver is a paradise for self-sufficiency seekers.
The Smartest Way to Buy Furniture Online
Avoid unwanted surprises and dodge disappointment by following these six easy tips for buying furniture online.
Who Knew a Relaxing Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers?
This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...
A Parisian Townhouse Is Reborn as a Luminous Art Gallery
If you have ever longed to live in an art gallery, this Parisian townhouse renovation just might be your ideal inspiration.