Cecilie Manz

Cecilie Manz (1972 - )

“I design things that have a meaning to me. My general idea is always to have a clear argument legitimising the designs that I make. Function is essential, and if I cannot formulate a good reason for a new product, it is better to refrain from making it.”

Cecilie Manz is a Danish industrial designer who studied at the Danish Design School with further studies at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. She is considered one of the leading Danish furniture designers of her generation. In September 2014, she won the Danish Crown Prince Couple's Culture Award for her contribution to design