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Niels Jørgen Haugesen

Niels Jørgen Haugesen (1936–2013) was a renowned Danish furniture designer, best known as the creator of the iconic X-line chair collection launched in 1977. After completing his training as a cabinetmaker in 1956 and graduating as a furniture architect in 1961, Haugesen worked for Arne Jacobsen in the late 1960s before venturing out to establish his own design studio in 1971. Alongside his design work, he also shared his expertise as a teacher at the Danish Design School.

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In addition to the minimalist X-line chairs, Haugesen designed an array of furniture inspired by the principles of functionalism, including the Fleur chair (1998) and Distance sofa (2002). His designs have graced art and design museums worldwide, and he was awarded the prestigious Danish ID Prize two times.