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Nanna Ditzel's Inspiring Impact

Fondly known as the "First Lady of Danish Design," Nanna Ditzel was one of the most creative, versatile female designers of the 20th century. Hear personal stories and anecdotes from the owner of Fredericia Furniture, Thomas Graversen and Anders Byriel, owner and CEO of Kvadrat, together with Dezeen in London, the city Nanna once called home. So that you can also be inspired by her immense talent and artistic vision.

The "First Lady of Danish Design"

Fondly known as the "First Lady of Danish Design," Nanna Ditzel was one of the most creative, versatile female designers of the 20th century. Her openness to experimentation led to a range of innovative work during her tenure as Head of Design at Fredericia Furniture. Her iconic design of Hallingdal for Kvadrat remains one of the most popular textile designs to date. And she continues to inspire generation after generation across a variety of design disciplines.

Nanna lived in London for nearly two decades and was awarded the title "Royal Designer" by the Royal Society of Arts in London.

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