The iconic coffee table was originally designed in 1959 by the Danish furniture designer Arne Hovmand-Olsen, who became known for innovative furniture design in Scandinavian style. From the beginning, the coffee table has been known under the name Surfboard, which encapsulates the design in a single word. Surfboard is distinguished by its high quality and a design that testifies to the designer's love for wood. Arne Hovmand-Olsen had a feeling for both craftsmanship and aesthetics and encapsulated both in his elegant designs. The Surfboard coffee table has been specially selected for the Warm Nordic range as a tribute to iconic Nordic design, which contributes valuable diversity and depth to modern interior design. Classic coffee table in wood with an extraordinarily beautiful design, created in the 50s by the renowned Danish furniture designer Arne Hovmand-Olsen. The table top's design is inspired by the shape of a surfboard and gives the coffee table an inherent lightness and a very special beauty that makes it slide effortlessly into a modern interior. The length of the table top is a gift when there are many people on the sofa, while the understated and elegant sway at the ends really comes into its own when the Surfboard is viewed in profile. Choose from several types of wood and surface treatments with an exquisite finish.
Arne Hovmand Olsen
Arne Hovmand-Olsen (1919-1989) had his eyes on the world both before and after he became one of Denmark's renowned furniture designers in the 50s. The son of a farmer and an aesthete by nature, he started out as a cabinetmaker's apprentice before studying furniture design and pursuing his passion for visual composition and furniture design.