Tage Klint

Tage Klint (1884-1953), the son of P. V. Jensen Klint, was the creative entrepreneur who turned the Klint family's activities into a business establishing the commercial foundations of the Le Klint company.

Tage Klint, a chartered surveyor came to Odense in 1920 at the request of Thomas B. Thrige to work on the "Triangel" car factory. Settling in Odense he also founded the firms of Lactosan and Sanovo.

Tage Klint was the designer of the unique collar fitted to the original Klint shades the that uses the elasticity of the material to hold the lamp firmly in place on a stand. A number of lamps designed by Tage Klint are still in the Le Klint range.