Finished in 1957, virtually everything in the school was designed by Jacobsen, with the building considered to be one of his most important architectural works. The Munkegaard Ceiling Light was the first recessed fixture which illuminated the ceiling, creating an even, purposeful display of light. The fixture's discreet yet highly practical presence allows for it to be fitted into an extensive range of both large and small interior environments.
Arne Jacobsen was one of Denmark’s most influential 20th century architects and designers. Jacobsen’s buildings and products meld modernist ideals with a Nordic love of naturalism.
We take a look at some of Jacobsen’s most iconic designs in our guide to the The Grandfather of Modern Danish Design.