Educated from The Royal Danish Academy of Art for furniture design. He has worked for many Danish architects among others Henning Larsen, Hanne Kjærholm and Vandkunsten. Since 1987 Søren Holst has been teaching at the Danish School of Design, at the institute for Industrial Design.
Søren Holst has worked together with Onecollection since the beginning of 1990 and he has influenced the collection with classics like the Shaker chair and the sofa models Racer, 88 and Box. Søren Holst runs the drawing office Designview together with Henrik Tengler. In 1999 Søren Holst was awarded together with Henrik Tengler, Ivan Hansen and Henrik Sørensen with the Danish Furniture Award.