Ilse Jacobsen, entrepreneur, creative director and designer, founder of the company ILSE JACOBSEN HORNBÆK in 1993, started in a small shop in central Hornbæk.
Since then, the company has grown rapidly both at home and abroad, i.a. through concept stores in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and England.
The company's DNA and products are based on Ilse's upbringing and life in her beloved Hornbæk, located in northern Zealand, less than an hour's drive from Copenhagen. Hornbæk, with its relaxed atmosphere in scenic surroundings close to forest, water and beach, is popular with the many thousands of tourists who visit the city during the summer months.
Inspired by the natural and raw beauty as well as very special light in Hornbæk which follows the seasons.