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Danish furniture designer

Jacob Johan Würtzen (* 1970) is a practising architect working as a product and furniture designer in Copenhagen.

Graduate from the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (1989-1996).

Jacob Würtzen, Cologne 2014

Jacob Würtzen sitting in Fredo chair, 2014

“Through my work and daily life in Copenhagen, I enjoy being actively emerged in the culture and tradition of Scandinavian architecture and design.

Engaging in design collaborations, I inevitably bring this mindset.”

Fredo chair (2013) and Fox recliner (2014) by KEBE A/S. Design: Jacob Würtzen

Fredo chair (2013) and Fox recliner (2014) by KEBE A/S.
Design: Jacob Würtzen

Design Projects

2018

Bourbon chairKEBE, furniture design

Bourbon side chair by KEBE, IMM Cologne 2018. Design: Jacob Würtzen / KEBE

Bourbon side chair by KEBE, IMM Cologne 2018. Design: Jacob Würtzen / KEBE

2017

Gambler chairKEBE, furniture design

Gambler side chair by KEBE, IMM Cologne 2018. Design: Jacob Würtzen

Gambler side chair by KEBE, IMM Cologne 2018. Design: Jacob Würtzen

2015

CykelogBURRI public elements, product design

Cykelog parking system for bicycles, photo BURRI public elements. Design: Jacob Würtzen

Cykelog parking system for bicycles, photo BURRI public elements. Design: Jacob Würtzen

2014

Fox reclinerKEBE, furniture design

2014

SpinnerVITA copenhagen, product design

VITA Spinner cord shortener for pendant lamps, 2014. Design Jacob Würtzen

VITA Spinner cord shortener for pendant lamps, 2014. Design Jacob Würtzen

2013

Fredo chairKEBE, furniture design

2012

Mix melamine bowls series – Zone Denmark, product design cooperation with industrial designer Kristian Due-Hansen

Mix melamine bowls by Zone Denmark, 2012. Design: Kristian Due-Hansen & Jacob Würtzen

Mix melamine bowls by Zone Denmark, 2012. Design: Kristian Due-Hansen & Jacob Würtzen

2010

Birdy – SAKWA, furniture design
Fanfare – SAKWA, furniture design

2010

My water bottle – STELTON, inventor of product

 

Spinner pendant adjuster and cord shortener by Vita Living ApS, 2014. Design: Jacob Würtzen

Spinner pendant adjuster and cord shortener by VITA copenhagen, 2014. Design: Jacob Würtzen

“In creative colaborations, honest and open criticism can lead to a coherent design:

When distractions and shortcomings in the design are overcome and eliminated, the product reveals itself, naturally, in its context.”

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