Poul Henningsen Part Two: Future Classics

Continuing from the PH Magazine Article ‘PH and the Heart of Danish Design’ https://www.phfurniture.com/2018/07/31/poul-henningsen-part-one-ph-and-the-heart-of-danish-design/ we discuss the legacy of Poul Henningsen’s furniture designs.   What could not have been completely understood at the time when Poul Henningsen (PH) was prolifically working on furniture and lighting designs during the 1920s and 1930s was the potential for PH’s creations…

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Flemming’s Choice

In Part Two of our discussion with Flemming Lindeløv, former CEO of Carlsberg and Royal Scandinavia and now Chairman of Toneart A/S, the holding company for the PH Furniture and PH Pianos brands, we talk more about music, furniture and what is motivating him to revive the iconic furniture designs of Poul Henningsen (PH) for…

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Flemming Lindeløv and the Future of Furniture

Formerly CEO of Carlsberg and Royal Scandinavia (the Danish industrial holding company for several brands across porcelain, glassware, accessories, cutlery and jewellery manufacturing including Georg Jensen, Royal Copenhagen and Holmegaard), Flemming Lindeløv is now Chairman of Toneart A/S, the holding company for the PH Furniture and PH Pianos brands exclusively licensed to produce the furniture…

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PH Furniture: A World Less Ordinary

Continuing PH Magazine’s series of interviews with Founder and CEO Søren Vincents Svendsen, we find out about what inspired him to start the PH Furniture brand and what is motivating his success. This article is a continuation from a previous post https://www.phfurniture.com/2018/06/18/ph-values-a-beautiful-vision/   PH Magazine: You have only been on the market for a few…

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PH Values: A Beautiful Vision

Continuing PH Magazine’s series of interviews with the Founder and CEO of PH Furniture Søren Vincents Svendsen, we find out what happened following the impulse purchase of the piano that would change the direction of his career. This article is a continuation from the previous post ‘Accidently on Purpose: An Unexpected Love Affair’ https://www.phfurniture.com/2018/06/11/accidentally-on-purpose-an-unexpected-love-affair/  …

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Accidentally On Purpose: An Unexpected Love Affair

Behind every start up business is usually an entrepreneur with vision, drive, passion, creativity and emotion. PH Furniture is no different….in a series of interviews we spent some time with PH Furniture’s Founder Søren Vincents Svendsen at the head office on Bredgade in Copenhagen to learn more about his personal and professional journey with Poul…

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The PH Desk: A Place to call Home

Desks mean different things to different people. For some, they are symbolic: they mean a place to work without distraction. Desks can mean more than that, however, a place of safety, comfort and familiarity, a place to return to after experiences away in an uncertain world. There is a reason why museums celebrating the lives…

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Innovation From The Ground Up

Poul Henningsen (‘PH’) was inspired to create furniture that improved upon all that had gone before him. Using his knowledge as an architect and designer  – and later inspired by the Bauhaus movement in Germany – PH was able to create furniture that is as refreshing to the senses in contemporary times as it was…

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Poul Henningsen Cabinets: To Have and to Hold

Poul Henningsen (PH), in keeping with Scandinavian design traditions and the Bauhaus influences of the 1930s he would adopt, believed in uncomplicated environments. PH realised that for a home to be truly functional, there must be space for storage. Initially inspired by a commission to create furniture for the apartment of a newly married couple…

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