Arde Design Studio is run by René Hougaard who holds a master degree in Architecture and Furniture Design from Aarhus School of Architecture. Since 2003, he has worked for some of the world’s most leading industrial design and furniture companies before setting up his own studio in 2014. Arde Design Studio believes that great design should be functional and have a purpose. The studio constantly challenges the boundaries of design, and investigate how new and existing materials can be used and combined to create new directions.