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#7: Poul Volther

Posted by Lynne van den Berg On March 14th

Poul M Volther - Photo courtesy of Flickr user segundo

Poul Volther (1923-2001) had an amazing ability to find potential in things that others could not. His first famed work was the Corona Chair or “Petal Chair”, introduced in 1964. This chair was crafted out of solid oak, and was a design unlike any other of the time. He incorporated every aspect of the various phases of design into one piece. These phases included:

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