Warm Nordic's Surfboard is a wooden coffee table designed by Arne Hovmand-Olsen in 1959. The table boasts a beautifully unpretentious form typical of Nordic design, but it is also infused with a bit of playfulness – the table's name nods to its top, which resembles a surfboard. The lightweight coffee table is made of walnut and equipped with a small rattan shelf where remote controls and magazines can be hidden from view.
Surfboard coffee table with shelf, walnut - french cane
- Oiled walnut, natural
- 152 cm
- 52 cm
- 50 cm
- Oiled solid walnut, oiled walnut veneer, french cane
- Comes flat-packed
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Danish furniture designer Arne Hovmand-Olsen (1919-1989) started his career in 1938 as a cabinetmaker for P.Olsen Sibast. After studying furniture design in a technical school, Hovmand-Olsen founded his own workshop with great success – his designs gained success not only in Denmark but also internationally, especially in the United States.
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.View all products
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