Maria Berntsen is a Copenhagen based Danish designer, who holds degrees from both The Royal Danish Academy of Art and I’Ecole d’Architecture de Bordeaux.

In 1992 Maria Berntsen established Maria Berntsen Design Studio, and has since been working independently with a broad range of renowned - both Danish and international clients - spanning from Georg Jensen to Holmegaard and Tefal, just to name a few.

Her deep knowledge of, and long experience with design has over the years resulted in the development of many successful products - both within lighting, furniture, product design and decoration.

In addition to product design, which is at the core of the studio’s experteese, Maria Berntsen Design Studio offers consulting services, helping clients apply design principles and methodologies, both in tangible development processes as well as beyond. We help our clients uncover unmet needs among their users, explore new opportunities, and define strategic pathways towards innovative outcomes. 

Maria Berntsen have during the years received multiple awards for the creation of outstanding design solutions.