At ninety-four years of age the legendary Danish-born American designer Jens Risom has collaborated with Rocket and Benchmark, who have jointly secured the European rights to reissue his 1950s and 1960s furniture designs. The T620 table first appeared in the 1955 Jens Risom Design Inc catalogue and was always available in two sizes. Available in 4 different colours combinations - Oak/Oak, Oak/White, Walnut/Walnut and Walnut/Black.
Colour: Oak/Oak, Oak/White, Walnut/Walnut or Walnut/Black
Material: Solid Oak or Walnut with veneer top, White and Black tops are Formica
Dimensions: SMALL - Height: 381mm, Width: 1371mm, Depth: 533mm / LARGE - Height: 381mm, Width: 1829mm, Depth: 533mm
Designer: Jens Risom
Delivery Time: Normally 6 to 8 weeks
"Jens Risom was born in Copenhagen in 1916. From 1935 to 1938 he attended the School for Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen where he trained under the furniture maker Kaare Klint and his fellow students included Hans Wegner. In 1939, Risom emigrated from Denmark to the USA, where in 1941 he designed the first range of furniture manufactured by Hans Knoll. He established Jens Risom Design Inc in 1946 which grew to become the third largest furniture company in America. Risom’s furniture is in numerous collections including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and The RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island. In 1970 Risom was appointed a trustee of The Rhode Island School of Design where in 2004 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts. In 1996 Risom received the Danish Knight’s Cross. Risom continues to live and work in New Canaan, Connecticut."