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Peter Hvidt 1916 – 1986  &

Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen 1907 - 1993


Peter Hvidt was trained as an architect from the School of Applied

Arts in Copenhagen in 1940.

Orla Mølgaard -Nielsen had a background in cabinetmaker and was

also in 1940 trained as an architect from the School of Applied Arts .

In 1944 founded Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard -Nielsen their studio

together under the name of  Hvidt & Mølgaard in Copenhagen and

cooperated until 1975.

The studio existed until 2007 when it was split in two, Hvidt

Architects & Holsøe Architects.

Both Hvidt & Mølgaard had a background in furniture design and the

company's early work was in this area .


In 1947 they designed the AX chair , which was produced by Fritz

Hansen. It was the first chair that was made in


double curved laminated wood and became an icon of their career.

Hvidt & Mølgaard has designed no less than 256 different pieces of

furniture together.

They collaborated with several furniture manufacturers among others

AJ Iversen and Jacob Kjær , Fritz Hansen and Soeborg Furniture .

Besides the many furniture designs , some of their projects in 1970

together with Hans Kristensen, single-family homes,


residential and office buildings and factories, and the new Little Belt



The Danish Sugar Factories in Copenhagen 1958

Collective Houses in Soelleroed , Hilleroed and Birkeroed 1962 - 1970


The Little Belt Bridge 1965 - 1970


The Vejlefjord Bridge was completed in 1980.

Designers -> Hvidt & Mølgaard

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Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard Nielsen
Fritz Hansen
AX- chair in beech / original red fabric
1 pcs. in stock
Good condition
Shown in Roxy Klassik Showroom - Jorisvej 11, 2300 KBH. S.
Item number. 1028147, 1028148
Price: 4,200,- DKK
no.1028147, 1028148
no.1025698 Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard / France & Søn
Sofa with base of oak. Cushions of wool.
Used condition, see photo
Item number. 1025698
Price: 22,800,- DKK per item
Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard / Fritz Hansen.
Coffee table.
Teak & Beech.
Nice used condition, minor sanding through the veneer on the tabletop, see photo.
Item number. 4000481
Price: 5,000,- DKK
no.4000480 Peter Hvidt & Orla Mølgaard Nielsen/
Fritz Hansen.
Teak/ beech.
Minor wear/
smaller scratches at the table top.
Item number. 4000480
Price: 5,000,- DKK