Category: Design classic

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Kay Bojesen at Drammen Museum

Kay Bojesen, the spirited Danish designer gave life to the iconic and famous wooden monkey. With his wonderful enthusiasm, Bojesen bubbled over with design ideas, with both high functionality and aesthetics. Drammen Museum in Norway, now celebrates his creativity and unique idiom, with the exhibition Kay Bojesen (1886 – 1958) – Danish Design for modern life! Read More

Kay Bojesen wooden sparrows

Kay Bojesen wooden sparrows have just been launched. The set of seven wooden sparrows was originally designed in 1935.  Like so many of Bojesen’s designs it was rediscovered in the Rosendahl archive and is now created in all its colourful glory. Read More

Matt grey FlowerPot table lamp

Isn’t this stylish? The matt grey FlowerPot table lamp VP3 was designed by Verner Panton in 1969 and it is as popular today as before. The famous lamp was named after the summer of love and the happy days of “Flower Power”.

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Norwegian design icons

Norwegian producers have a long tradition of creating top quality furniture and interior design. Norwegian Icons want to make this quality available internationally. Check out their site norwegianicons.com. Important Norwegian design icons all on one site, focusing on the 1940’s to 1975.

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New colours Arne Jacobsens Series 7 chair

Arne Jacobsen Series 7 chair remains as relevant today as it did sixty years ago. To celebrate the sales of over seven million iconic chairs worldwide, Fritz Hansen asked Danish artist Tal R to pick nine new colours for the Series 7 chair.

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Easter Hoptimists

Easter Hoptimists – this little team of goodness and fun makes my day and Easter so much better. I can’t help but smile when I see these little bouncing balls of fun in people’s homes. One touch on the head of a Hoptimist and they bounce for ages.

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Hoptimist – makes you smile

These cute and very optimistic guys and girls are called Hoptimists. They were designed by the Danish furniture designer Hans Gustav Ehrenreich. The Hoptimist symbolises the joy of life and their simple mission is just to make you smile. And they certainly succeed with just that!

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Iittala celebrates Tapio Wirkkala 100 years

Iittala celebrates Tapio Wirkkala 100 years Anniversary in 2015 by bringing many of the productive designer’s work back to production. We’ll see some new pieces of Ultima Thule, Ovalis vase, Tapio and Gaissa as well as the colorful Anniversary 2015 bottle with numbered pieces.

Iittala celebrates Tapio Wirkkala 100 years 2015 bottle

 

2015 marks 100 years since the birth of Tapio Wirkkala. Wirkkala designed a significant proportion of his work for Iittala. To honor the great designer, Iittala will be highlighting some of the familiar objects Wirkkala designed for everyday use, as well as some rare short series of his work. Read More