Jens Martin Skibsted

Jens Martin Skibsted, born in 1970, is a multiple award-winning designer, Global Partner at Manyone, and founder of the bicycle company Biomega and KiBiSi. His design products are widely recognized and incorporated into the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in both New York and San Francisco as well as Cnap and Designmuseum Danmark.

I like what the colours are adding to the design. It makes the chair a natural part of the Montana family and provides a more holistic outcome.

Jens Martin Skibsted


Originally inspired by the movement of the tide creating distinctive wave-shaped sand grooves, the shape of the Marée chair provides both a structural strength and an aesthetic element to the series.

It took five years for Jens Martin Skibsted to develop Marée from idea to final product. Many hours have been put into finding the ideal seating comfort and challenging the complexity of the upholstering due to the hole in the back.

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Jens Martin Skibsted

Jens Martin Skibsted is the co-founder of KiBiSi, a design studio based in Copenhagen. KiBiSi is known for its cutting-edge designs, from furniture and lighting to consumer electronics and transportation. Skibsted's work has been featured in exhibitions around the world and has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Danish Design Award and the Red Dot Design Award.

Skibsted has been involved in numerous projects that focus on sustainability. He was the lead designer on the world's first electric bicycle, the Copenhagen Wheel, which has been credited with revolutionizing urban mobility. He also designed the world's first solar-powered bicycle, the KiBiSi Solar Bike, which won the prestigious INDEX: Award in 2014.

Skibsted's designs exude simplicity and functionality. He believes that design should be accessible to everyone and should be rooted in the idea of making life easier and more enjoyable.