Risom also managed to get us an exclusive tour of Philip Johnson’s Glass House, just 10 minutes up the road from his Connecticut home in the heart of New Canaan.
Jens at Philip Johnson’s Glass House
Jens is hosting ’An Evening With Jens Risom’ at the Glass House on June 26th at 5:30pm.
Risom’s living room
Risom’s Connecticut home is host to a number of classic Scandinavian designs including here Verner Panton and Arne Jacobsen, as well as many of his own.
The living room features perfect modernist furnishing
Artifacts and ephemera fill the house
Books and boxes tell the story of his long career as a designer
Risom’s home office is still very much in use
Risom’s desk shows the designer at 92 is still very much at work
A cornflower blue Poul Henningsen pendant lights his desk
The gold R is an original sign from Jens Risom Design
Objects of inspiration and humorous memorabilia
A selection from the Risoms’ art collection
Henny Risom puts on a beautiful spread
Exquisite cutlery, crockery and tableware
Jens and his wife Henny in the garden of their home
1171 chair, 1969
C 160 armchair, 1957
C 140 armchair, 1950
C 275 side chair
T 710 side tables (stack of three), 1948
T 490 end table with shelf, 1950
T 421 table, 1955
T 539 magazine table, 1950
T 390 low table with magazine rack, 1950
S 440 sideboard, 1948
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