Steen Østergaard is a Danish designer.
He studied Kunsthandvraekerskolen, Copenhagen to 1960.
1962-65, he worked with architect Finn Juhl and, in 1965, set up his design studio. 0stergaard ‘s first plastic object, the 1970 Chair 290 in polyamide, was produced by France & Son in Denmark.
The chair was the first to be extruded as a single unit; its fibreglass reinforced-polyester moulded shell was upholstered inside and supported by an underframe of chromium-plated metal.
Cada produced a stacking chair and other plastic models.
- His work was shown at the Kunstindustrimuseet, Stockholm, in 1962 and 1964,
- Erikholm in 1965,
- London in 1970,
- Milan in 1971,
- Boutique Danoise in Paris in 1972.
- He was awarded the first prize at the 1963 furniture fair in Cantu,
- 1966 Johannes Krøiers prize, and
- recognition in San Cataldo in 1966.
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