Blum & Balle A/S
Henrik Blum (born 1960, Denmark) and Rune Balle Olesen (born 1957, Denmark)
Blum and Balle are industrial designers educated at the Danish Design School. Balle Olesen is also a qualified silversmith from Georg Jensen. Since 1996 Henrik and Rune have run the design company Blum & Balle. Their work methods are characterized by teamwork comprising several experts, such as technical specialists. At the same time they also find room for workplace specialists and information psychologists.
The design team has designed products and design solutions for companies such as Delite Aps, Hamlet Danish Design A/S, JM Glass Lda and Belcom Inc.
Blum & Balle have designed the Ultima folding table, the Cameo canteen chair and the 600 and 1200 work chair series for RBM. All of these pieces of furniture are excellent examples of how form and function may be united.