claus jensen

industrial designer

(born: 1966)


graduated in 1992 from

the danish design school,

dept. of furniture design,


henrik holbæk

industrial designer/architect

(born: 1960)


graduated in 1990 from the royal academy of arts,

dept. of industrial design,


tools design was founded in 1989 by claus jensen and henrik holbæk.


today the danish studio is placed in the old industrial area in north west of copenhagen.


with more than 350 awards and distinctions tools design rank amongst denmarks most awarded designers.

we have represented danish design on several international exhibitions and lectured on danish design

and design in general at several occasions.


the products of tools design are often characterized by a simplistic and innovative approach.

the portfolio ranges from electronics and medical equipments to household products.


the design philosophy of tools design is to put “something extra” into the products.

the strength of the studio is to manage product design and communication to create lifestyle design.


tools design

rentemestervej 23a

dk-2400 copenhagen nv



t: +45 22 44 41 14

f: +45 38 19 41 13