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Poul M. Volther

(1923 - 2001)

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POUL M. VOLTHER (1918-2001)

Poul M. Volther was an architect of the generation that nurtured fine craftmanship. As a representative of functionalism Poul M. Volther was against passing fads and aesthetic smartness and loved the meticulous manufacturing of specially selected materials. Poul M. Volther was a trained cabinet-maker and later he graduated from The School of Arts and Crafts.

The Corona chair is without comparison his most famous design.

As a teacher at Denmarks Designskole (the Danish Design School) Poul M. Volther has put his thumbprint on the technical skills of hundreds of young designers.