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Carsten Schmidt & Jens Bredsdorff

Carsten Schmidt and Jens Bredsdorff who are both based in Copenhagen, Denmark, met during their years of study at Copenhagen's Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Jens graduated from the department of Architecture in 1978 and Carsten from the department of Industrial Design. Wave was the first project however, in which they have collaborated since then and it was selected for the final shortlist for the furniture category of the 2001 Design Week Awards.

Carsten spent time after graduating working for well-established design and architectural companies across Scandinavia. Today he runs his own product design consultancy and has also won numerous awards including the Chicago Athenaeum design award in 1998.

Jens worked for highly reputed Danish architectural practices before setting up his own office in 1990 and has been the winner of several architectural and design competitions. He recently worked with Danish designer Tom Stepp on a number of design projects.