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Posts tagged as 'Norway'

Mon 14.10.

‘Dupla’ tiered tray by Inger Steinnes (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.10.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Dupla' tiered tray by Inger Steinnes

‘Dupla’ tiered tray by Inger Steinnes

Inger Steinnes’ ‘Dupla’, a modular tiered tray, was originally created for Den franske sal – salon de thé, the café at the Norwegian National gallery.

 

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Wed 21.8.

‘Seasons’ vases by Kristine Five Melvær (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.08.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Seasons' vases by Kristine Five Melvær

‘Seasons’ vases by Kristine Five Melvær, photo: Erik Five Gunnerud

The shifting colors of nature through a year are the inspiration for Kristine Five Melvær’s glass ‘Seasons’ vases. The pattern of the mouth blown vases is made using a technique that gives each vase a unique motif.

 

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‘W3′ side table by Nicolai Gulliksen for Strek Collective

Young Norwegian designer Nicolai Gulliksen has realised this pared-down ‘W3′ side table for the Norwegian four-member Strek Collective. Made of hand-turned, solid ash wood, ‘W3′ was on view earlier this spring at Milan’s SaloneSatellite as well as during the ICFF fair in New York. (more…)

Tue 31.7.

‘Turn’ light by Caroline Olsson (NO)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 31.07.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Turn’ light by Caroline Olsson; photo by Kaja Bruskeland

Taking her inspiration form an old workbench commonly used in wood workshops, the young Norwegian designer Caroline Olsson has realised this pair of delicate, pared-down table lamps. Featuring a characteristic swivel screw tightening mechanism which in fact serves as a dimmer, similarly to Olsson’s ‘Skog‘ series,’Turn’ is also made of mouth blown glass and untreated wood but this time around, the designer decided to use birch instead of oak wood. (more…)

Selvika National Tourist Route by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter; photo courtesy of the architects

Overlooking the Arctic Ocean and surrounded by the spectacular, coastal scenery of Havøysund, north Norway, this winding concrete structure has been developed by Oslo-based practice Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter. One of the 18 National Tourist Routes in Norway, it was realised ‘to single out and magnify the experience of walking from the roadside down to the seaside at this very special place.’ The striking, serpentine path has been officially inaugurated less than a month ago, on 22 June. (more…)

'Button' table by Fredrik Wærnes for Strek Collective

This simple two-tone side table has been realised by a young Norwegian-born Switzerland-based product designer Fredrik Wærnes. Launched earlier this year at Milan’s ‘Salone del Mobile, as well as presented in May during the ICFF fair in New York by the Norwegian creative collective Strek, the table was ‘developed with the purpose to provide versatility in the living space. ‘ (more…)

Trollstigen lookout point by Reiulf Ramstad Architects

An exhibition exploring works of Norway’s two most prominent and pioneering architectural practices, Reiulf Ramstad Architects and Jensen & Skodvin Architects, is currently on show at London’s Royal Institute of British Architects. On view until 15 June 2012, ‘Contemporary Norwegian Architecture – Landscape and Intervention’ surveys projects realised by both offices through a series of exhibits such as richly detailed models and images. A number of accompanying events such as film screenings are also scheduled with the fist one titled Knut Åsdam: Urban Transformations taking place this coming Sunday (29 April). (more…)

Ricochet light, Daniel Rybakken 2012; photo by Kalle Sanner & Daniel Rybakken

On the occasion of the upcoming Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair (17 – 22 April), Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken has developed two separate installations which will showcase his most recent designs. Featuring ‘Ricochet’ and ‘Coherence’ lights and ‘Single Flower Vase’, the first project will be on view during iSaloni at Spazio Rossana Orlandi - a former tile factory in Milan’s Magenta neighbourhood. The second installation, on show at Luceplan Temporary Design Gallery on via Procaccini 1 will focus on a wall-mounted ‘Counterbalance’ light which was presented in 2011 and will now be launched by Luceplan. (more…)

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