Arne Jacobsen is the Danish architect who master the most personal and successful interpretation of the international functionalism. Jacobsen (11 February 1902 – 24 March 1971) was a Danish architect and designer, exemplar of the 'Danish Modern' style. In addition to his architectural work he created a number of highly original chairs and other furniture. He received several international distinctions and medals. Jacobsen was a student at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. He was awarded a degree in 1927.