Olsen, Hans

(1919 - 1992)

Hans Olsen was a Danish furniture designer. He was trained as a cabinetmaker in 1941 under Peder Pedersen, and graduated from the School of Arts and Craft in 1944. After this, he graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Arts under Kaare Klint. Furniture School. Olsen opened his own studio in 1953 and designed a wide range of furniture. He combined influences from Scandinavian Modernism with the experimental works by Charles and Ray Eames and Eero Saarinen.

 

Bloomberry is an antiques dealer specialized in exquisite twentieth century design, founded in 2005 by Patricia Keurentjes and Leander Meerman. Our strength is that we read the past differently and do have a keen eye for yet little known masterpieces. Our company is housed in a former textile factory that spans 5.000 square meters. It is located just near Maastricht, in the south of the Netherlands, within two hours from Amsterdam, Bruxelles and Cologne. Only part of the collection is shown on the website. A visit -  by appointment only - gives you the full insight.