biography for Erling Christoffersen, ARCHITECT maa
1974 Diploma as a furniture maker
1979 Graduated from School of Applied Art, Copenhagen
1982 Graduated from Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The School of Architecture, Copenhagen
1979 Established own office.
Member of the Cabinetmakers Autumn Exhibition, ”SE”
1986 Established Ibra Møbeldesign for production and sale of own furniture
1986 - 1989 Professor at School of Architecture, Dept. of Interior and Furniture Design.
1989 - 2002 Established the studio ”Design 134” and worked with architects Bjørli Lundin and Flemming Steen Jensen.
Field of work: Exhibition design, interior design, furniture design, light design and graphic design.
1989 - 2004 Professor at ”Danmarks Designskole”, Copenhagen
1998 - > Professor at DIS, Denmark’s International Study Programme
2006 Design workshop with Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico-Copenhagen
2002, 2005 and 2009 Teaching workshops and master classes in furniture design at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia.
2005 Visiting professor at University of Oregon
2014 and 2017 Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Washington
PRIZES I have received prizes from i.a. The Danish Arts Foundation, World Crafts Council, and the ISSI Fellowship at Victoria University, Melbourne.
EXHIBITIONS I have exhibited furniture at museums and galleries in Denmark and abroad.