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Grete Jalk


General Information


Occupation: Furniture Designer

Date of Birth: January 01, 1920

Birth Country: Denmark

Resident Country: Denmark

Sources: Rathje, Dorte, Helle Bay, Lisbeth Pepke, Nina Togern, and Jette Wagner, eds. Women in Danish Architecture. Kopenhagen: Arkitektens Forlag, 1991. ; http://www.danishmodern.com.au/index.asp?pageid=20


Specialties



Jobs


Employer: private practice

Title: Founder, Designer

Start Date: January 01, 1954


Collaborators



Apprenticeships


No apprenticeships on record


Awards


Name: First prize in Danish Cabinetmakerīs Guild competition

Date Received: January 01, 1946


Name: First prize in Georg Jensen competition

Date Received: January 01, 1953


Name: First prize in Danish Cabinetmakerīs Guild competition

Date Received: January 01, 1963


Name: Cabinetmakerīs Guild Prize

Date Received: January 01, 1961


Name: Daily Mail International Furniture competition

Date Received: January 01, 1963


Name: Cabinetmakerīs Guild Prize

Date Received: January 01, 1963


Exhibitions



Notable Projects


Title: Self Supporting Woman's Den

Description: a sofa bed, wall mounted storage system and desk to establish a living space that was both bedroom and study for a professional woman

Start Date: January 01, 1947


Title: Chairs for Him and Her

Start Date: January 01, 1963


Title: Molded Plywood Chair

Description: for Poul Jeppesen, dramatic seat and back angles

Start Date: January 01, 1963


Education


Institution: School of Arts, Crafts and Design

Department: Furniture Design

End Date: January 01, 1946


Institution: Royal Academy of Arts in Copenhagen

Notes: studied with Danish master Kaare Klint


Licensing


No licenses on record


Professional Affiliations


No affiliations on record


Publications By


Title: 40 years of Danish furniture design: the Copenhagen Cabinet-makers' Guild exhibitions, 1927-1966

Publisher: Teknologisk Institut

City: Copenhagen

Date Published: January 01, 1987


Publications About


Title: Unsung Danish masters

Author: Reece Palley

Publication: The Modernism Magazine

Volume: 3

Issue: 2

Page: 54-59

Date Published: January 01, 2000

Notes: Summer 2000. The article includes brief preofiles of these "forgotten" designers. They include: Kaare Klint (1888-1954), Jacob Kjær (1896-1957), Ole Wanscher (1903-1985), Borge Mogensen (1914-1972), Arne Vodder (born 1926) and Grete Jalk (born 1922).


Title: SE-austellung

Author: MD

Publication: MD

Volume: 11

Page: 56-61

Date Published: January 01, 1994

Notes: Nov 1994


Title: Refleksioner over en hagestol

Author: Marno Gudiksen

Publication: Arkitekten

Volume: 94

Issue: 16

Page: 462-469

Date Published: January 01, 1992

Notes: Nov 1992.