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Jo Hammerborg

Jo Hammerborg

Jo Hammerborg designsJo Hammerborg (1920–1982) was head of design at Fog & Mørup from 1957 to 1980, a period that saw the company's greatest success both artistically and commercially. Hammerborg trained as a silversmith before going on to study fine art at Copenhagen's Kunstakademiet, and worked at Georg Jensen for eight years until he joined F&M, where he rapidly transformed the company's product lines and its fortunes. He was a prolific designer, creating over 60 lamps and collaborating with others to adapt their designs to meet F&M's stringent production requirements. In 1980 Hammerborg left F&M to set up his own lighting design business. His departure coincided with the demise of the company as it underwent a series of mergers that resulted in the F&M brand ceasing to exist. Tragically, his own demise came at around the same time, when on 23 July 1982 he died in a skydiving accident. Read our extended Jo Hammerborg profile here.


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Askepot pendant light designed by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

Askepot, which translates into English as Cinderella, is an unusual industrial-style Jo Hammerborg d..

£175.00

Corona Danish art light by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, early 60s

With its futuristic rocket-shaped outline, Jo Hammerborg's Corona is a space-age classic and beautif..

£320.00

Dania pendant light designed by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

Designed by Fog & Mørup's head of design Jo Hammerborg and produced by F&M in the late 1960s..

£375.00

Danish hygge style Matador lamp by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

A little known and rarely seen Jo Hammerborg design entitled Matador, this is the perfect lamp for c..

£199.00

Danish modern Zenith pendant light by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

One of Hammerborg’s most easily recognised and most widely imitated design concepts was a structure ..

£120.00

Eiffel banded pendant light by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, mid 1960s

The Eiffel (aka the Eifel) was one of Jo Hammerborg's earliest designs for Fog & Mørup, dating t..

£245.00

Lento table/desk lamp by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

Jo Hammerborg's Lento table/desk lamp series was launched by Fog & Mørup in the mid-1960s in thr..

£299.00

Metro pendant light designed by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

A classic early (pre-1963) Jo Hammerborg design in his much-imitated signature copper-and-black comb..

£275.00

Orange and brown Milieu by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

Jo Hammerborg's early 1970s Milieu pendant light series was produced by Fog & Mørup in three siz..

£275.00

Orient Major pendant light designed by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

The first five years of Jo Hammerborg's 23-year reign as head of design at Fog & Mørup were the ..

£499.00

Pisa cased glass pendant lamp by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, early 1960s

The sparse, clean lines of Jo Hammerborg's Pisa, designed during the first years of his reign as hea..

£199.00

Regent spun aluminium and ebonised wood table lamp by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

The Regent is an elegant table lamp designed by Jo Hammerborg in the mid-1960s and produced by top D..

£199.00

Sektor pendant light designed by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup

Designed by Jo Hammerborg and put into production by Fog & Mørup in the mid 1970s, the uncomprom..

£120.00

Vesuv pendant light pair by Jo Hammerborg for Fog & Mørup, 1960s

Jo Hammerborg's early 1960s Vesuv came in two sizes, and here we have a rarely seen example of both ..

£450.00

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