Ole Kortzau

Ole Kortzau qualified as an architect at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in 1966. After graduating he decided that domestic product design was of most interest to him and he went on to pursue a successful career designing textiles, glass, silverware, wallpaper and porcelain.

Kortzau was also an artist, his iconic imagery of Danish landscapes is now especially well known. The atmosphere of these naive, sunny, bright images permeated his successful textile designs that evoke the same longing for sunshine and optimism.