Pipeline Sofa by Foersom & Hiort-Lorenzen
#1 of the Big Sofa Book
for Erik Jørgensen Møbelfabrik A/S. Design from 1984.
Foersom and Hiort-Lorenzen is a Danish design duo consisting of Johannes Foersom (born 1947) and Peter Hiort-Lorenzen (born 1943). They have collaborated since 1977 and won a number of awards for their furniture design.
Foersom trained to become a cabinetmaker with Gustav Berthelsen in Copenhagen, completing his apprenticeship in 1969. He then attended the Arts and Crafts School from where he graduated in 1972.
Hiort-Lorenzen became a ship carpenter at Helsingør Shipyard in 1962. He then attended the Arts and Crafts School, from where he graduated in 1965, and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts graduating in 1968.
Recently Erik Jørgensen Møbelfabrik A/S was acquired by Fredericia, but they will remain two labels.