H.W. Klein

Henry Walter Klein (1919)

Originally a sailor with a passion for mathematics, Henry Walter Klein approach to furniture design is almost clinical yet raw, with each line and curve a deliberate stroke to create a stunning aesthetic and superior comfort. After two years of cabinet making he was admitted to the prestigious Frederikberg Tekniske Skole in Denmark, where he was taught by prominent Danish architect and interior designer, Finn Juhl.

After completing his studies, Klein began developing a new method for manufacturing plastic furniture, eventually selling the copyright for his method to leading furniture companies including Bramin and Fritz Hansen.

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