Say hello to Nordmann Lounge chair by Hallo Oslo! The new Norwegian furniture brand Hallo Oslo makes an ambitious entre in the furniture market with the new chair Nordmann Lounge. Combining cosiness to a solid structure, Nordmann is a solid and friendly lounge chair – made for generations!
Tent London is one of the largest design trade shows taking place during the London Design Festival each September. In its 12th year, 100% Norway will bring the best of contemporary Norwegian interior and product design to London. Here are a selection of Norway’s contribution this year.
Kristine Bjaadal presented her brand new prototypes Hegne in Milan last week. Hegne is a container in turned wood with a ceramic dome lid. The dome has an oculus serving as a knob. Hegne is something in-between a product and an art object; a functional object made for use, but at the same time sculptural in its shape.
A collection of specialized tools, the Indoor Gardening Project is an urban green thumb’s dream. Designed by the Norwegian design studio Anderssen & Voll for the Canadian store Mjölk, which pairs international designers with local artisans to create small homeware lines.
At the Gifts & Interior Trade Fair in Lillestrøm last week I fell in love with the beautiful Saddle Chair designed by Angell, Wyller & Aarseth. Combining a nest-like cosines to a solid structure, it’s is a modest and friendly chair. Named for the cushions, which hang over the arms like saddles, and which feature useful pockets for TV remotes, newspapers or tablets.
Funky Doris releases in collaboration with photographer Nina Ruud and stylist Per Olav Sølvberg these new beautiful photos. Funky Doris has allready an uncomplicated, warm and humorous style and the photographer and the stylist were given free rein in the process. I think the result is magical!
Funky Doris is a young Norwegian brand, founded by Tove Trydal and Grethe Bjørk. Their collections are inspired by Scandinavian design from the 50 – 60 and 70’s. Funky Doris philosophy is simple; they want us to surround ourselves with charming everyday products in long lasting qualities. They also want to be sure that they are taking proper account of the environmental and working conditions where their collections are made and have visited the factories in India. Funky Doris provides a range of wonderful mix of nostalgia, retro charm and humor. Read More
Touchwood Chair by Lars Beller Fjetland comes from the Norwegian designer’s core belief that humans benefit from daily interaction with natural materials. Touchwood is a versatile and welcoming wooden chair with all superfluous details removed and it adds a touch of nature into everyday life.
Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland feels strongly that people benefit from daily interaction with natural elements, like wood, which guided him in the creation of his latest design, the Touchwood Chair for Discipline. His intentionwas to create an affordable chair that would that would focus on incorporating elements of nature into the everyday life. By strategically stripping the chair of any unnecessary components, each remaining part has been given exactly as much love and attention as deserved. Subtle yet distinct, the chair adds value, beauty and comfort to its surroundings. Read More