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Jette Frölich

Jette Frölich

Christmas design

Jette Frölich, born in 1940, is a Danish designer who is known especially for her Christmas decoration designs. In addition to candles, she mostly designs detailed paper items in accordance with natural themes.

Works on paper

Jette Frölich started designing mobiles with paper in 1966. The Danish magazine Bo Bedre for interior furnishing was aware of them and published their artistic ideas in the Christmas edition. Shortly thereafter, she spent 3 years together with her family in Tehran, where she was inspired by the delicate minarets and detailed ornaments of Persia.

She returned to Denmark with her husband and their 4 children in 1973 and bought a small art craft business. The produced decorations from natural materials such as the Pine Cone. Another highlight of her career was the presentation of her Christmas collection in the famous Danish design centre Den Permanente. At the same time, she opened her own Christmas exhibition in her private residence. Her paper cuts were always successful afterwards.

The Christmas artist of the year

The Scandinavian Centre for Danish and international design Illums Bolighus asked her if she wanted to decorate a Christmas tree of 24 m of height in 1976. Illums Bolighus, one of the official Royal warrants of the Danish court named Jette Frölich as the Christmas artist of the year. She received the title for the 25th time in 2001. She also works for other companies such as, for example, Holmegaard, Georg Jensen, and many more.

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