Best-known work: Ring lamp for Pandul, Form 25 Thermo for Bing & Grøndal, Z-Chair, Stelton thermos
Erik Magnussen was born in Copenhagen in 1940. He graduated for The School of Arts and Design in 1960 and received a silver medal for his final exam.
Today, his designs are sold all over the world and exhibited at a some of the world’s greatest museums. In 1967 he received the Lunning Award and in 1977 he received the Furniture Award. In 1983 he was named Designer of the Year by the Danish Design Council.
He designed the lamps Ring and Uplight for Pandul.