Gubi Olsen founded GUBI in 1967 alongside with his wife Lisbeth Olsen. From the start, GUBI has been based upon product design and development. Since the foundation, the designer has created a large collection of upholstered furniture.
Legendary French designer Pierre Paulin originally designed the Pacha Chair in 1975. Paulin designed the chair in harmony with the changing design style of its period, replacing the austerity of post-war design with a new, vigorous approach.
The Bat Dining Chair is created with a Scandinavian approach to crafts, simplicity and functionalism by Danish-Italian design-duo GamFratesi. The embracing shell with armrests equally embodies both aesthetics and comfort while carrying strong references to the interesting and distinctive shape of a bat’s wingspan.
The Beetle Dining Chair has since its introduction in 2013 is well received by end-consumers as well as interior architects. Due to its appealing design, outstanding comfort and unique customisation possibilities, the dining chair can be seen in many of the most renown restaurants around the world.
With its warm and inviting exterior, the Stay Lounge Chair in sheepskin upholstery brings natural aesthetic to any living space where cosiness and comfort are essential. Designed to coordinate with the matching range of the Stay Collection, the Stay Lounge Chair fits effortlessly into both private homes as well as public spaces.
The new Bat Lounge Chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish-Italian design-duo GamFratesi. The chair carries strong references to the interesting characteristics of bats, with its inviting, distinctive shell reminiscent of the shape of a bat’s wingspan.
Gubi Olsen has always pushed boundaries to explore new design directions. Always with a global outlook, the designer has created his own unique post-modernist expression. The inspiration behind his designs comes from the rich Danish tradition of craft and furniture production, mixed with historical and visual references such as the French Cinema, grand piano and Napoleon Bonaparte.
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