LINES TO PERFECTION
LINES TO PERFECTION
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LINES TO PERFECTION
The porcelain factory in Denmark, Lyngby Porcelæn, was founded in 1936. The company was founded by the entrepreneurial wholesaler Holst & Knudsen, who first acquired Kjøbenhavn’s Porcelains Maleri in 1924 and then founded the factory to produce porcelain tableware, vases and other decorative art of high-quality craftsmanship. The factory closed in 1969, but managed to make a big impact on Danish design history.
Lyngby Porcelæn has always made a strong mark on the history of Danish porcelain, and always with an eye on current trends. For example, it used to be common for people to have two sets of tableware: one for everyday use and one for entertaining. Over time, however, this has changed with more and more people starting to use their smart, decorative tableware day to day. At Lyngby Porcelæn, this is reflected in a perfectionist approach to the minimalist style that fits in with today’s modern design.
In 2012, the Lyngby Porcelæn brand resumed, and in 2016 the brand was acquired by Rosendahl Design Group. We are now relaunching these iconic designs, recreating them with the greatest care and respect for Lyngby's design legacy. We have combined classic craftsmanship with advanced production techniques to embrace a DNA and a design language that is unique but still fits into most homes.
Lyngby Porcelæn was founded in Kongens Lyngby in Denmark in 1936 with the aim of producing porcelain tableware, vases and other decorative arts of high-quality craftsmanship.
Until the 1920s, ornamentation and decoration dominated designs. The focus was more on the decoration of the porcelain rather than the shape itself. But this changed over time, and soon form and functionality became more important than the decoration itself.
Lyngby Porcelænsfabrik was furnished with the latest technology, which laid the foundation for the design legacy that Lyngby Porcelæn is known for today. With the factory, Lyngby Porcelæn was able to challenge the functionalist traditions - as seen with the Lyngby vase. Perhaps this is why the Lyngby vase became one of the most popular designs of the 1930s.
Lyngby Porcelæn’s factory existed from 1936 until 1969, making everything from dinnerware to vases and handicrafts. The factory closed in 1969 and the brand was at a standstill until 2012, when the Lyngby Porcelæn brand was resumed. The Lyngby vase was out of production from 1969 until 2012, but there was an ever-increasing interest in it. In 2012, production of the vase resumed, making it more accessible and able to reach more homes.
Ever since its foundation, Lyngby Porcelæn has challenged and kept up with the times, leaving its solid mark on Danish design history with its distinctive relief. A design that still stands out today. Today, Lyngby Porcelæn is behind the relaunch of iconic designs, which have been recreated with the greatest care and respect for the design legacy and in continuation of the Danish traditions from the porcelain factory.
Ever since its foundation in 1936, the Porcelain Factory Denmark – Lyngby Porcelæn has made its unequivocal mark on the history of Danish porcelain.
With its iconic green monogram at the bottom of the products, Lyngby Porcelæn remains a classic and timeless producer of Danish design.
Lyngby Porcelæn has strong historical roots and has been known for more than 80 years for its elegant and forward-looking Danish design and simple, stylish decorative handiccrafts. Driven by a passion for new ideas that can develop and improve everyday life, Lyngby Porcelæn is motivated by tradition and innovation.
We created the world’s first thermal cup in porcelain – and we were also the first to introduce tableware that could be taken straight from the oven and placed on the dining table. We create thoughtful, elegant designs for modern living. Each product has a simple, beautiful, timeless design.
Based on these traditions, Lyngby Porcelæn still represents refined Danish design – simple, stylish, sculptural. It’s about recognising a legacy – while setting the stage for the next stories to be told.
Lyngby Porcelæn has for many years left a massive mark on Danish porcelain production and was added to Rosendahl Design Group’s brand portfolio in 2016.
Since then, we have launched a wide range of new products, including Rhombe tableware, which is designed with inspiration from the archives. We thus look back at history and traditions and reinterpret and renew old classics to fit into the present. This is something we will continue to do.
Whether you’re throwing a party or gathering the family for dinner, with beautiful tableware your table can be classic and modern at the same time. But if you want to make the style more personal, why not add a splash of color, which you can find in the Rhombe Color series?
Colors allow you to mix and match and create a personal look. The Rhombe Color series offers a palette of dynamic and calm colors that are beautifully coordinated – this is how we guarantee that you always have a service that suits you, whether it's for everyday use or a special occasions.
With its unique expression and its own classic elegance, made in functionalist, beautiful lines and refined grooves, Lyngby Porcelæn will always be the stylish choice in design-conscious homes, decade after decade.
Because Lyngby is the queen of complete lines, the products are a feast for the eyes and a strong statement in Danish design and decorative art. Thanks to the proud craftsmanship traditions and modern approach to design, these products impress and fascinate anyone who holds them in their hands.
Lyngby Porcelæn is timeless and minimalist perfectionism that, generation after generation, manages to spark feelings of admiration, respect and joy.
That’s why we say: Lines to perfection.