Poul Volther

Poul Volther

1923 - 2001

Poul Volther is renown for his unique and iconic Corona chair. Initially trained as a cabinetmaker, Volther went on to study furniture design at the Arts and Crafts School in Copenhagen. Like Eames, Volther believed in Functionalism, concentrating on simple design with high quality materials. In 1949, Volter started work with the cooperative FDB, in their the design studio where he eventually went on to lead the studio. Volther continued to design furniture, and created many armchairs and sofas that are still popular today.