Ditzel, Nanna

(1923 - 2005)

Nanna Ditzel was a Finnish designer. Se was called the "First Lady of Danish Furniture Design" by the Scandinavian Furniture Fair, due to her long career in furniture, textile and jewelry design. She started learning cabinetmaking at the Richards School, later attending the School of Arts and Crafts and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1946. She met her first husband, Jørgen Ditzel, at school in 1943 and they began working and exhibiting together in 1944.