Karlby, Bent

(1912 - 1998)

Bent Karlby was a Danish architect and designer who was active from the 1930s until around 1975. He graduated from the Technical School in Aarhus in 1932. After this, he worked for Vilhelm Lauritzen, Palle Suenson and Ernst Kühn. In 1944 he started his own studio. Among other things, he designed wallpaper and textiles, but he is best known for his lamps for Lyfa.