1926 - 2016
Tias Eckhoff was a Norwegian industrial designer. From 1949 he worked for many years for Porsgrunds Porcelain Factory. In 1953 Georg Jensen announced a competition
for designs to celebrate their 50th anniversary in 1954, Tias Eckhoff won that competition with his "Cypress" flatware design. His designs are in several museums including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He won gold medals at the Triennale in Milan in 1954, 1957 and 1960.