From his Copenhagen studio, Danish designer Thomas Bentzen creates fine-tuned products that are both engaging and durable. A methodical designer, Bentzen works in the classic tradition of Scandinavian design – with a pragmatic, unassuming, and universal outlook. Against this backdrop, he has shown a talent for creating designs that are imbued with a contemporary feel and also spark a sense of joy. Before founding his own studio in 2010, he was a partner at Studio Louise Campbell, where he worked for five years. He is a board member of the Danish Cabinetmakers Autumn Exhibition (SE) and an occasional teacher at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design. For HAY, Bentzen has designed the Don’t Leave Me Side Table and Shade Bin.