AJ door handle
Arne Jacobsen's elegant door handle (AJ lever) is a classic interior product that can be found in homes worldwide.
At VillaHus you can find the classic door handle and door lever in many variants. Whether you prefer brass door handles, browned brass, brushed steel, polished brass or copper, the handles can add a special look to your interior design. Arne Jacobsen's door handle and door lever was originally designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1956. In the mid 1990s a brand new interest arose in the modernism's furniture art and Danish design. This led to an increasing demand for Arne Jacobsen's furniture and art-industrial works. Therefore, the AJ handle today is one of the most popular door handles in many parts of the world.
Classic Danish design
Arne Jacobsen is one of the most famous Danish architects and designers. He is the designer of a large number of iconic work of art that are not only loved in Denmark, but also in the rest of the world. Arne Jacobsen was born in Copenhagen in 1902 in a bourgeois family.
In the 1920s, he attended the Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, and subsequently he got his breakthrough as an architect with a number of architectural buildings that contributed to presenting the modern lifestyle in Denmark. Initially, Jacobsen's architecture was characterized by being free and experimental, but it gradually became more minimalist and classic during the 1950s. During this period, Arne Jacobsen designed, among other things, a large number of the design classics we know him for today. Here you can mention the world-renowned chairs "Ægget" and "Svanen", but also the famous Arne Jacobsen door handle. These interior products were originally designed for the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen in 1956.