Ib Kofod-Larsen was a Danish architect and furniture designer. He began his design career after gaining an architecture degree from the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen. In 1948, he opened his own design studio in Copenhagen and became an important representative of Danish Modernism, together with Kaare Klint, Hans J. Wegner, Børge Mogensen and Finn Juhl.
He had prominent international success in the 1950s, where his Scandinavian work was manufactured globally in Europe and beyond including Japan and the US. Ib Kofod-Larsen was one of the most successful and best-selling designers in Europe and US.
Today one his most well-known designs is the Knitting Chair, which was first produced as a limited edition, launching at the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers' Guild Furniture Exhibition. It is now manufactured by Menu, as part of their "Modernism Reimagined” collection.