Hvidt & Molgaard
Architect, 1907 - 1993
Orla Molgaard-Nielsen was the founder and co-owner of the architect company Hvidt & Molgaard. Orla Molgaard-Neilsen trained at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts of Furniture and Interior Design, Copenhagen. Together with his partner Peter Hvidt, they worked in furniture and Interior design, structural architecture and provided consultancy services in connection with major bridge construction projects. Mr Nielsen is Best-Know for the Ax chair, designed for Fritz Hansen. His cooperation with LE KLINT resulted in many lamp models.
Architect, 1916 – 1986
Peter Hvidt was founder and co-owner of the architect company Hvidt & Molgaard the partnership of Orla Molgaard-Niesen and Peter Hvidt was a pioneering force in industrial furniture production and Danish furniture design in the 1950s. Their architectonic idiom was light, clear and simple. Their building designs were thoroughly worked out to the smallest detail. These two architects have made their mark on the furnishings and interior design area. Peter Hvidt is also best-known for the AX chair, designed for Fritz Hansen. Hvidt’s cooperation with LE KLINT has also resulted in many lamp models.