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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:26 AM
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by Miyoko Ohtake last modified Mar 31, 2011

by Miyoko Ohtake While we've all heard of Dansk, far fewer of us are aware of the talented artist behind the company: Danish designer Jens Harald Quistgaard. Formed in 1954 with American entrepreneur Ted Nierenberg, Dansk has become an internationally recognized flatware and cookware company. Its beginnings, however, were in Quistgaard's teak pepper mills. Recently, Dansk reissued three mills by Quistgaard (who passed away in 2008) exclusively for Crate and Barrel: Henrik, Lisbet, and Jesper.




 

 

Jens Quistgaard Dansk salt and pepper mills square

by Miyoko Ohtake

While we've all heard of Dansk, far fewer of us are aware of the talented artist behind the company: Danish designer Jens Harald Quistgaard. Formed in 1954 with American entrepreneur Ted Nierenberg, Dansk has become an internationally recognized flatware and cookware company. Its beginnings, however, were in Quistgaard's teak pepper mills. Recently, Dansk reissued three mills by Quistgaard (who passed away in 2008) exclusively for Crate and Barrel: Henrik, Lisbet, and Jesper.

 

 

 
 
 

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