Danish glass artist Tobias Møhl uses subtle shifts in pattern to create a fossil like appearance, which makes his abstract vessels both captivating and refreshing on the eye.
Askman’s contemporary and classic design has been helped by their willingness to collaborate with some of Denmark’s best designers, leading to some timeless furniture.
Danish artist Line Gottfred Petersen creates sculpted vessels that are both quiet and classical, with the pieces emphasised thanks to subtle manipulation of the materials surface.
Creative Mette Duedahl has designed these beautiful stoneware objects by using a casting method. The final pieces have some great tones and textures, alongside a contemporary feel.
Danish based Japanese artist Kaori Juzu crafts by hand what she calls ‘klenodie’, a Danish word meaning artefact, gem, jewel, or treasure. Brooches layered with powdered glass.
Designed by Arne in 1958 as part of the SAS Royal Hotel in Copenhagen, the Drop chair has been re-launched by Fritz Hansen after more than 50 years in hibernation.
A collection of tableware designed by architects Norm and produced by Danish design house Menu. Although basic at first sight, the New Norm Dinnerware is part of a larger story.
If you’re a regular reader of this site you’ve probably realised that we don’t do things by halves. Often I delve deeply and get obsessive about a particular subject, so much so that I really like to go in to detail. This post promotes that way of thinking and doesn’t just focus on the major elements, something that’s a real pet hate of mine. Actually, I’ve been wondering whether I should …
Although I’m not necessarily an ‘art’ buff, I still find myself getting inspired by a multitude of artists both from the past and present. A link between those that do inspire me is an element of abstraction, such as Picasso or Salvador Dali, maybe even Alexander Calder to throw a sculptural artist in the mix. So when I came across photographic artist Jan Hardisty this week I felt like it was definitely worthy of a post and further …
When viewing works made of glass I usually have two thoughts in mind: simplicity and functionality. A lot of European glassmakers tend to have this idea that they need to separate artwork from design work, ie they won’t make glassware that doesn’t have some sort of ‘style’ attached to it. This may mean making an object that’s purely decorative, or alternatively attaching a particular style or colour scheme to each one. Personally, I don’t feel …