I heard from Dansk and it is true – they are reissuing 5 of Jens Quistgaard’s salt shaker pepper mill combos as part of their Wood Classics series. The new mills look pretty good, and there are several interesting differences between these mills and the originals. It sounds like Dansk channeled the spirit of JHQ […]
OK Los Angeles has posted some photos of what they claim are the new Dansk JHQ pepper mill reissues. Looks like the rumors might be true! According the OK, they are not quite as nice as the original mills, but better than the Thai mills produced towards the end of the run. They have ceramic […]
Ted Nierenberg died last Friday at the age of 86, according to the New York Times, who published a very nice obituary in today’s paper. Nierenberg should be credited with the inspiration and ingenuity to bring Jens Quistgaard’s designs to life as mass produced goods. His legacy as a visionary, salesman, and businessman – especially […]
There’s a nice article about collecting Danish teak pepper mills on AOL’s ShelterPop site – which is a cool online magazine about DIY interior design. It features a short interview with me and a photo of that amazing collection in LA. Read the Mark Perlson interview here.