Gubi Olsen (born 1947) together with his wife, Lisbeth Olsen, founded GUBI in 1967. From the outset, the company has been based upon product design and development. Over the years, the designer couple has created a large collection of upholstered furniture.
Gubi Olsen, who graduated from "the Permanent Exhibition of Danish Crafts and Arts", has always pushed the boundaries to explore new directions in design. Always with a global outlook he has created his own unique post-modernistic expression. The inspiration comes from the rich Danish tradition of craft and furniture production, mixed with historical and visual references such as, French cinema, Napoleon Bonaparte and a grand piano.