Lasse Bæhring (1963) is one of Denmark’s leading contemporary designer Silversmiths. He is originally trained at the Georg Jensen Silversmithy where he stayed on for a decade before opening his own studio. Ever since his work have won numerous prizes, awards and international acclaim participating in numerous exhibitions around the world. His work is permanent part of important museum collections such as the Victoria and Albert museum (London), Koldinghus (Kolding) and Danish Design museum (Copenhagen). Examples of his work are also part of the private collections of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, numerous members of the royal house and Maersk McKinley Møller.
Lasse Bæhring has won numerous awards and is the only one in Denmark to be awarded both the Sct. Eloye Award and The Karl Gustav Hansen Prize. The international acclaimed qualities of Danish Silversmithing in both design and craftsmanship is always in focus in Lasse Bæhring’s pieces being that the rough Recycle “Frankenstein Silver”, the traditionally controlled polished pieces or lately the new organic “Heureka” and “Tivoli” designs. His pieces always have an aesthetic organic logic and feel to it – Nothing too perfect – Lively. Innovation through artistic idea and high quality craftsmanship is the mantra of all activities. Apart from the award-winning activities Lasse Bæhring also allocated time and experience to teaching, organizing, consulting and chairmanship of Danish Silversmiths for the last 15 years.