Danish Design Team
Good aesthetic design must go hand in hand with great functionality and good comfort.
Therefore, our team of designers, product developers and technical brains work together to integrate it all in every single product.
The Danish designer, Per Weiss was born in 1959 in Denmark and is the Creative Director of Innovation Living Design Office International. As an all-round creative person, he started his career as a professional musician, while already studying at the School of Architecture in Aarhus. Then giving a higher priority to his design visions, he worked for some of the famous Danish architects, Friis & Moltke and Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen.
In 1988 he graduated as an industrial designer. He has been part of the company since 1989 and is the driving force behind the constant creative development of the collections. Inspired by a Scandinavian design tradition as well as fashion and lifestyle trends, he creates long-lasting design with a contemporary appeal.
Oliver & Lukas WeissKrogh
Oliver and Lukas WeissKrogh founded Studio WeissKrogh in 2012 and have since designed products for various furniture manufacturers such as Innovation Living, BOGO and Frandsen Group. Studio WeissKrogh is focused on designing valuable, carefully thought out commercial and environment friendly products that will make a difference for the end user.
They are two ambitious brothers with great passion for furniture design. They grew up in a creative home with parents educated in architecture and industrial design. Growing up they traveled around the world always with design and culture in focus. This upbringing has given them a broad knowledge of the furniture industry, design and architecture. Oliver and Lukas WeissKrogh are sons of the designer Per Weiss, Creative Director at Innovation Living and Anne Mette Krogh, Global Interior Designer at LEGO.
Peter Henriksen Design lies in Aarhus, and Peter holds a Master of Architecture in Industrial and Product Design from Aarhus School of Architecture. Peter worked as Industrial designer at Innovation Living throughout the 1990s, where he helped the Innovation Living design office develop several designs.
Marc Lebas is a French publisher and designer, who hold a Master’s degree in Design Management. Marc has collaborated with Innovation Living on its Debonair sofa bed, and his most recent adventure is Litogami, which design and creates sustainable, green and affordable designs driven on solar energy.
Andreas Lund Design is located in Copenhagen, and focuses on creating timeless constant design in a modern an innovative Scandinavian spirit. Andreas graduated from The Danish Design School in the year 2000 and has been working with design ever since. Andreas has e.g. collaborated with Innovation Living on its Puzzle sofa bed, and currently he is a teacher at The Royal Danish Academy of Architecture.
Jesper is director and owner of V1 Gallery in Copenhagen, which is considered a platform for contemporary art. Jesper Elg has formerly been an active member of the Innovation design office and The Danish Arts Councils Committee for International Art.
Innovation Living™ was founded in 1971 in Denmark by Flemming Højfeldt, who is still the owner and Chairman of the company. Inspired by his personal experience with the first production communities of the flower power generation, he started the company with a production of beanbags. At the end of the 1980s the desire to produce own design took over. Flemming has through the past 25 years acted as founder, owner and industrial designer at Innovation Living.
The Frej design is a result of a close partnership between father Per Weiss and his son Oliver WeissKrogh.
Frej is based on the original ideas behind the classic Danish furniture designs in the 50s and 60s which is interpreted in a contemporary style with a future aim. Frej armrest fits Splitback, Asmund, Dublexo and Fiftynine - a modern multifunctional design for the everyday use.