Born in 1918 in the Danish town Svendborg, Grethe Meyer was a talented and inspiring female within Danish design. She was the daughter of a lithographer and a pianist and having inherited technical and artistic traits from her parents, she studied architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen – and graduated as the only woman in the class of 1947.
She founded the design studio Grethe Meyer Design in 1960 and ever since she has created stunning designs for renowned brands such as Royal Copenhagen and Georg Jensen. Grethe Meyer was humble of nature and had a deeply rooted love for designing Danish homes. Grethe Meyer’s designs are all about having an inherent respect for the consumer, a respect that is reflected in the simplicity, functionality and timelessness indulging consumers with easily decoded and aesthetic looking items.