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Erik Simonsen & Justus Kolberg

Erik Simonsen & Justus Kolberg

Designer

For more than 16 years, Erik Simonsen MDD from Denmark and Justus Kolberg from Germany have collaborated on design projects for a number of international furniture companies. Together, they have carried out design and development projects which have brought them several international design awards. The collaboration between Erik Simonsen and Justus Kolberg began in 1996 with the M60 storage series and the table series T20 and T60 for Munch Furniture. Today, the T20 table series and the M20 storage series form part of the Paustian Furniture Collection. Acer Design was founded in 1973 by designer Erik Simonsen MDD (b. 1948) as an independent studio. For more than 25 years, Acer Design has designed and developed furniture and office concepts for the Danish and international contract markets. The company builds upon sound traditions with an open and innovative development process. After completing his studies as an industrial designer at the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel, Justus Kolberg (b. 1962) began designing for a number of international companies from Castelli S.p.A. to Studio Giancarlo Techno S.p.A. and on to Wilkhahn, where he developed several ranges of furniture. In 1996 he began working as a freelancer, and quickly established himself as a designer who is known and respected for his intelligent designs. Justus Kolberg has a passion for designing furniture for the contract market.