Frank Olsen Furniture

Inspiration can come from the strangest of places, it was during a family trip to Disney Land in Florida when I truly realised that the value of Disney was the absolute detail and the feeling that nothing could be enough to make it such a memorable trip for the customer. When I launched Frank Olsen Furniture, it was this inspiration that drove my desire to create something more than just furniture. I wanted to create a product that the consumer would be proud to own, show friends and feel like they have been served well by the brand through the attention to detail, design, innovation and value.

I could visualise the finished product clearly in my mind and I could see the consumer looking at it with pride and feeling very happy with the value the product has delivered, exceeding expectations. This is what Frank Olsen Furniture had to be about. Being different, driving to achieve things other brands couldn’t, delivering value and connecting with the consumer in the love of the product and a passion for design and innovation.

And before you ask… who is Frank Olsen, well, it just sounded right, so with passion, vision, drive and unequivocally support from my wife who often endured my 2am prototype building on the dining room table, Frank Olsen Intelligent Furniture Ltd was born!

Since the launch we have developed a number of products and we have a Patent application filed with the focus on night time charging. This Patent is the perfect solution to the Hotel industry as wireless charging becomes main stream following Apple’s recent announcement for the Iphone 8. We are now exploring a number of options to licence the technology and design to manufacturing partners globally in the hotel sector.

We’d love to see our products looking stunning in our consumers houses or offices. Please do email a picture to enquiries@frankolsenfurniture.co.uk to be proudly shown on our social media pages and inspire others.

And if you wanted to post great pictures and glowing comments on your social media, well, we certainly wouldn’t object.

Best regards

Charlie Graybrook
Founder & Director

DATE

2015
January 1 2015

The Beginning

The Beginning
With over 20 yrs experience in the industry, Charlie and Lynsey Graybrook launched the Frank Olsen brand of ‘Intelligent Furniture’ with an initial range of TV cabinets featuring the unique wireless phone charging technology developed, tested and fully certified by Frank Olsen Furniture. The ranges launches to a great success through chosen partner retailers focusing on on-line sales.
2016
January 1 2016

Progress & Development

Progress & Development
The development team work on taking the wireless phone charging to a new level and wider product range.  Funding is secured through the Northern Power House Fund & British Business Bank to secure the development of the technology.  By mid 2016  Frank Olsen had developed a unique hidden wireless charging technology specifically for bedside charging to manage ambient light at night.  After working with a leading Intellectual Property Law firm, a patent was applied to protect this innovation.
June 5 2016

Successful Trade Event Launches Furniture Nationally

Successful Trade Event Launches Furniture Nationally
The AV furniture ranges launches with many well know furniture retailers throughout the country following a successful launch at the UKs key furniture trade event, the January Furniture Show.
2017
January 5 2017

Benson For Beds Launch Of Bedside Cabinets

Benson For Beds Launch Of Bedside Cabinets
Frank Olsen launches a range of bedside cabinets featuring its wireless phone charging technology in 230 Bensons For Beds stores nationally.
June 6 2017

Business Thrives With Awards

Business Thrives With Awards
A great year for the business with Highly Commended both the Cheshire Business Awards and the Cheshire East Chamber Business Awards.
June 6 2017

Company Moves To A New Warehouse

Company Moves To A New Warehouse
As the company was growing rapidly, Frank Olsen Furniture decided to move to a new warehouse with state of the art features and a bigger area to build/store more great products.
2018
January 6 2018

Even More Furniture Ranges Added

Even More Furniture Ranges Added
The AV furniture range is launched with new high end Walnut & Oak veneer options to great success with consumers.
June 6 2018

Brand New Office, Same Great Product

Brand New Office, Same Great Product
As further new ranges are launched and the base of retailers continues to grow, Frank Olsen moves to a new office, choosing a great rural location and an office of great charm and character in the grounds of an old Abbey to reflect the uniqueness of the brand.
2019
June 6 2019

New Website Launch

New Website Launch
The business has a brand new website built to match the quality and character of each product that is sold by us.
June 6 2019

Collaboration With Social Media & PR Company

Collaboration With Social Media & PR Company
Frank Olsen are pleased to appoint JAW Digital to manage our brand Social Media & PR