Designer, Rene Hougaard


With a Master's Degree in Architecture and Design combined with many years of experience within the furniture industry, ARDE creates designs founded in professional knowledge and made for everyday use. With a strong passion to move boundaries in the use of materials, new technology and manufacturing processes, his designs are not only beautiful, but provide maximum value for the user.

White Cupertino desk with white lamp

White Adelaide chair with grey fabric seat and swivel function and white Cupertino wall office

Furniture is art in form of functionality and beauty. When a design has art, it strikes a chord with the consumer.

Different types of materials for chair

Florence chairs in oak veneer with anthracite grey brushed steel legs and white Billund dining table

ARDE is the first two letters of ‘Architect’ and ‘Designer’ and the products coming from this progressive design studio merges the best of these to realms. The aesthetics of architecture with the magic touches of lead designer René Hougaard’s progressive vision ensure designs that are art in the form of functionality and beauty. ARDE challenges the norms of furniture design to create visually stunning pieces with optimal usability. Optimizing materials with beautiful touches and clever functionality, furniture from ARDE is the epitome of architecture and design.

White Cupertino desk with white lamp with Adelaide chair in grey

Danish designer, ARDE blends his homegrown minimalism with elements of the unexpected, to create designs that pique the imagination.

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Drawing Sketches

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Dark green Osaka sofa with coffee table

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