It’s always fun analysing new furniture designs to see the possible connections to pieces produced in the past. The reality is that there are only so many forms that can be pursued when it comes to seating, to make something truly functional and beautiful takes great skill. A cohesion of simpl
It’s not the first time we have written about the work of Norwegian designer Stine Aas. Her work has been a constant source of intrigue for me as she looks to incorporate playful design into the Scandinavian design aesthetic with her beautiful chair series for furniture manufacturer Dims. Of cours
Product designer and sculptor Anna Maria Øfstedal Eng stood out with her quirky stoneware vase series titled Uben. Inspired by the organic silhouettes found in nature, Anna has used stilt-like legs that angle in and have a crumbled surface to mimic the feeling of tree stumps or a mountainous landsc
Poppy Lawman, a British designer based in Oslo, Norway, creates these brush designs that are a wonderful fusion of form and function. The two series that I’m highlighting here today are the Bue and Kloss series. The Bue series is especially striking and is comprised of flowing, fluid forms tha
As the seasons are changing I’m starting to see new opportunities in colour and texture. Oslo-based artist Katrine Giæver struck me in this regard, gradually moving from more dark, earthy tones to artworks that are experimental and pop with vivid colour. Katrine’s work from 2017-18 call
Ever since Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta’s project titled ‘Under’, Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant, was completed in 2018/2019 it’s been full steam ahead. They’ve really hit a new level success that’s so great to see in this industry. The restaurant it
This chair has been designed by Norwegian design studio Snøhetta for chair manufacturer NCP and is a structural redesign of Norwegian modernist Bendt Winge's classic R-48 chair from the late sixties.
Norwegian architect Line Marie Stein Myklebust's artworks are "some paint and your own perception", using all of her architectural inspirations as an obvious base for her work.
Norwegian designer Sverre Uhnger works in the spaces that reside between craft and design, attempting to bridge the gap between modern design and bring it to the appeal of the masses.
Norwegian artist and designer Ann Kristin Einarsen has a background in visual art but has transitioned a lot of this knowledge over to her functional design work. Here we present some imagery.
Norwegian furniture designer Stine Aas has designed these unique tables and chairs, with her focus being on working with furniture and products that combine character with simplicity.
Norwegian artist Christina Peel has folded small porcelain tiles over many times to create a collage or a mosaic sorts. These offer interesting patterns that are geometric and striking.