Arne Hovmand-Olsen is a Danish designer who met with great success in the United-States during the 1960s.
The pieces of furniture designed by Hovman-Olsen are charecteristic of Scandinavian design : simple and clear lines. As a prolific designer, he created chairs, secretaries but also tables and sideboards. Biography Arne Hovmand-Olsen was born in 1919 in Denmark in a farm family. He quickly developed an interest for drawing and creation. He started his career in 1938 by an apprenticeship as cabinet maker for P.Olsen Sibast. He really wanted to produce his own creation. He decided to study in a technical school dedicated to furniture design. Once he finished his training program, he founded his own workshop. He quickly met with great success: he sold in Denmark but especially in the United States! His workshop closed during the 1970.
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