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AJ Black Cup with typography

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  • Description

    A contemporary design classic; The Design Letters cup in black is part of the popular design collection fronting Arne Jacobsens famous vintage font from 1937. The cup is made of fine bone china - the finest and most exclusive porcelain in the world. This cup can be used both as a cup or as a decorative small pot of storage option.

  • Technical Info

    Cups (without handle)

    Material: fine bone porcelain

    Dimensions: Ø 8 cm, Height 9 cm

    dishwasher safe

    Typography: Arne Jacobsen

  • Designer
    Arne Jacobsen

    Trained as an architect in Copenhagen, Jacobsen took up the profession already in the 1920s. His most famous buildings include Arhus Town Hall in Denmark, the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen and St Catherine's College in Oxford England. His experiments into plywood resulted in the Ant chair in 1952 and the 3107 in 1955 (also known as the Seven chair), both manufactured by Fritz Hansen.

    The work on the SAS Royal Hotel resulted in some of his most outstanding designs, including the Egg and Swan chairs, a stainless steel cutlery set now made by silver manufacturer Georg Jensen and a series of lamps, manufactured by Louis Poulsen. In 1967 he designed a series of stainless steel tableware for Stelton. A perfectionist and a master of detail, Jacobsen worked right up to his death in 1971. In central London, his Royal Danish Embassy on Sloane Street was completed only in 1977.

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