2 July to 4 September | opening on Thursday 1 July from 6-9
An exhibition of furniture by the Danish-born American designer Jens Risom
to launch the new Rocket/Benchmark collection of mid-century classics.
At ninety-four years of age the designer JENS RISOM has collaborated with
Rocket and Benchmark, who have jointly secured the European rights to
re-issue his 1950s and 1960s furniture designs.
This first collection of nine pieces has been creatively directed by Jonathan
Stephenson of Rocket and made by Benchmark in their Dorset and Berkshire
workshops with the close supervision of Risom himself.
The group of furniture released by Rocket includes an easy chair, a side chair, a desk, various coffee tables, two magazine tables and Risom's
famous upholstered bench. These will be exhibited in a mixture of oak and walnut versions and upholstered in a variety of Kvadrat fabrics and Elmo