Tobias Jacobsen is originally educated as a jeweler.
He later took an internship as a designer and cabinet maker, and was also educated from the Danish school of design in 1996. The interest in design and crafts originate from his childhood; the childhood home was filled with furniture designed by Tobias Jacobsen's grandfather, one of the largest designers and architects of Denmark, Arne Jacobsen.
Tobias Jacobsen describes himself as a nostalgic designer who designs everyday objects for the modern era. The ambition as a designer is to create dynamic homes with a sense of nostalgia and functionality.
In the work with an idea for a design, the idea often originates from studying objects that are characterized by high quality, craft and history.