Illum Wikkelsø (1919–1999) was a Danish designer dedicated to designing indulgent and bold furniture. Creating furniture with comfort and relaxation in mind, Wikkelsø incorporated an elegant aesthetic to his designs. Known for playing with typology and traditional design styles, Wikkelsø created timeless pieces including the Croissant collection for Gubi.
Being part of the Golden Age of Danish design in the 1950's and 60's, Wikkelsø demonstrated his clear understanding of materials and style which are recognised worldwide. The heart of Wikkelsø's designs showcases excellence in craftsmanship and stand-out innovation.