Ole Wanscher (1903–1985) was a Danish furniture designer and one of the defining figures of the Danish modern style. Wanscher studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts under the iconic designer Kaare Klint and later took over Klint’s professorship. Before becoming an independent designer, Wanscher worked at Klint’s design studio. Many of Wanscher’s designs were inspired by his travels in Europe and Egypt as well as his architectural and democratic approach to design. He aimed at creating functional, timeless and mostly industrially produced furniture for ordinary Danish homes.
Ole Wanscher has designed pieces for the following brands: Carl Hansen & Søn