The designer behind the JEWEL TABLE Søren Juul (1943-2013) had a lifelong experience within both design and architecture. He was educated as a cabinetmaker, then studied furniture design at the Design School in Copenhagen and the Architect School in Aarhus.
After having graduated, he was employed by the well-known architects Friis & Moltke, where he worked for more than 40 years. He was primarily engaged in designing furniture, lamps and fixtures for schools, hotels, offices, etc. According to Søren Juul the ultimate design should be simple, functional and honest, and the quality should be no less than perfect.