Posts tagged as 'Denmark'
‘Swell’ sofa by Jonas Wagell for Normann Copenhagen
Designer Jonas Wagell has created a minimalistic furniture collection with a playful, light-hearted feel called ‘Swell’ for Normann Copenhagen. The name is a reference to rising bread; with its full shape Swell consists of a robust padded back and seat and two curvy armrests. The stitching on the back and the seats divides the sofas into sections and completes the feel.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.02.2014 - Tagged as: Denmark
‘Puff’ light by Signe Hytte
‘Puff’, by Signe Hytte, is a small table lamp with a blown opal glass diffuser that comes in two different heights and types of wood. A black fabric cord ends on the side of the cylindrical woodbase with a fine and discreet brass detail. Subtle details that are the signature of several works by Kristina Kjær and Signe Hytte, two upcoming furniture and product designers from Denmark, recent TEKO Design & Business School graduates, who exhibited their own individual designs at the recent 2014 Stockholm Furniture Fair.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.10.2013 - Tagged as: Denmark, Powerhouse Company
Village House by Powerhouse Company, photo: Åke E. Son Lindman
Denmark’s Powerhouse Company was asked to design a weekend house for a young family in northern Sjælland, an exploration on the possibilities of the Summer cabin, the traditional Danish vacation home.
Architect Henning Larsen, who has died at the age of 87
The renowned Danish architect Henning Larsen has died at the age of 87.
Founded in 1959, his practice, Henning Larsen Architects, has delivered some of Scandinavia’s most celebrated projects, including the Harpa Concert & Conference Centre in Reykjavik, completed in 2011 and winner of the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award, and the Uppsala Concert & Congress Hall, which opened in 2004.
‘Leaf’ lamp by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Muuto
The Stockholm-based design duo Broberg & Ridderstråle have collaborated with the Danish furniture brand Muuto on this collection of neat and simple lamps called ‘Leaf’. Incorporating energy-efficient LED technology, the minimalist, organically-shaped light is available in two sizes and a range of soft pastel hues. (more…)
‘Six Legs’ table with ‘Kora’ chairs: ‘The quality of materials and craftsmanship is really high, so I imagine that people will own them for many years’
If the Slow Design movement were looking for a poster boy, Ask Emil Skovgaard would undoubtedly be on the shortlist. Treading a fine and virtuosic line between design, craft and art, the Copenhagen-based creative’s work is, among other things, an expression of pure material joy and a comment on the, often compromised, value of fast-paced production. Architonic talks to the Skovgaard about his patient approach. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)
read Simon Keane-Cowell’s interview with Ask Emil Skovgaard in full on Architonic
‘Adnet Rectangulaire’ mirror by Jacques Adnet
Following the last year’s release of the beautiful ‘Adnet Circulaire’, the Danish manufacturer Gubi has just launched the second mirror by the late French Modernist designer Jacques Adnet which will be available to purchase at the end of November. Originally conceived in collaboration with the French luxury fashion house Hermès in 1950s, the ‘Adnet Rectangulaire’ model also features a full-grain leather rim while the ‘Circulaire’s’ equestrian buckles have been replaced by square, oxidised brass studs, a frequent feature in Hermès’ accessory collections. Both of the models come in various sizes and with either tan or black leather detailing. (more…)
‘Scallop’ side table by Samuel Wilkinson for Versus
Last year’s Brit Insurance Design of the Year Award winner Samuel Wilkinson has just realised this reduced, minimalist side table for Danish furniture manufacturer Versus. Featuring a barely visible, yet functional indentation designed to ‘help frame and organise objects like a magazines, books, keys or a phone’, the visually light ‘Scallop’ is available in two heights. (more…)