Hörlin-Holmquist, Kerstin

(1925 - 1997)

Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist was a Swedish architect and furniture designer. Shortly after the War, she worked and studied in England, where she became interested in the classic English upholstered furniture. Back in Sweden, she studied design at the Konstfack in Stockholm from 1948 to 1952.

She worked for Nordiska Kompanie in the years 1952 – 1964, where she designed both furniture and textiles. In the period 1957-57 she designed her ‘Paradiset’ (‘paradise’) line of furniture for the Nordiska ‘Triva’ series.