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Mon 25.10.

OSLO-TOKYO – Personal Stories From Oslo at Design Tide in Tokyo

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 25.10.2010 - Tagged as: , , , , , , , ,

'Gro' water can by Anderssen & Voll, Hallgeir Homstvedt and Petter Skogstad

From 29 October – 02 November a number of Oslo based designers will showcase their designed interpretation based upon personal stories, representing an individual perception of Oslo at this year’s Design Tide in Tokyo.

'Trikk' candleholder by Anderssen & Voll, Hallgeir Homstvedt and Petter Skogstad

“By making objects inspired by each designers individual appreciation of their hometown, they have made a collection of stories, which they have brought to Tokyo on a mission to exchange design culture.
Each designer shares a personal story from Oslo, the exhibition shows how the story led to their design. It is through the exhibition framework that the stories behind the product is communicated, and not necessarily the product itself.”

'Spoon' shoehorn by Christoffer Angell

“The exhibiting designers are: Jonas Stokke, Oystein Austad, Oyvind Wyller, Espen Voll, Torbjorn Anderssen, Vibeke Skar, Eva Marit Toftum, Silje Softing, Simen Aarseth, Christoffer Angell, Petter Skogstad, Hallgeir Homstvedt, Carl Gurgens and Henrik Fjeldberg.”

'Breakfast' plate by Stokke Austad

'Micro Garden' domestic greenhouse by Simen Aarseth

'Lykkelig' floor lamp by SHE Design

'Kikut' mushroom containers by Anderssen & Voll

more Anderssen & Voll/Norway Says products @ Architonic

more StokkeAustad products @ Architonic