Opening of Holmegaard – the first real glassworks in Denmark. Production begins on 5 November and consists solely of green glass packaging bottles.
A new glassworks is built: Kastrup Glasværk. The purpose is to obtain coal supplies by sea as well as to get closer to the Copenhagen market.
Painter and ceramist Svend Hammershøi designs the Margrethe wine glass range – the first design from Holmegaard Glasværk.
Holmegaard opens its first store at Nyhavn 12, Copenhagen.
Holmegaard Glasværk signs a contract with The Royal Danish Porcelain Manufactory to produce dinner service glassware. The Knipling glassware range is designed by Porcelain Manufactory artist Oluf Jensen.
Per Lütken breathes life into more than 3000 glass designs. His greatest icons, the Provence bowl, the Selandia dish and the Ship’s Glass are still produced today.
Kastrup Glasværk closes, and the company name is changed to Holmegaard Glasværk A/S.
Holmegaard Glasværk and The Royal Danish Porcelain Manufactory merge, and the new firm is named Royal Copenhagen A/S. Carlsberg becomes an active investor.
Peter Svarrer becomes affiliated with Holmegaard and continuously designs glassware ranges: Cocoon, Future, Nordlys, Reflections and Cabernet.
The Rosendahl Design Group buys the rights to Holmegaard. This acquisition ensures that the 183-year-old firm, which began by a peat bog in Holmegaard, can live on and become revitalised.
The Rosendahl Design Group donates the Holmegaard Glasværk Sampling Collection to Næstved Museum.
190th anniversary of Holmegaard.
Holmegaard launches the LUMI range, designed by Maria Berntsen.