Posts tagged as 'Norway'
'Steel Mirror' by Angell Wyller Aarseth
Continuing with the Scandinavian theme, this striking clean-cut ‘Steel Mirror’ has been designed by the Norwegian trio of young designers and university friends: Simen Aarseth, Christoffer Angell and Øyvind Wyller. Quintessentially Nordic, the stainless steel, oak and leather piece is part of the new series of works by Angell Wyller Aarseth and it will be on show at this year’s ICFF in New York from 14 – 17 May 2011.
Massive wooden ash bowls by StokkeAustad
These bowls by the Norwegian designer duo StokkeAustad are a beautiful example of modern, high quality handcraft and represent a masterpiece of turnery. Made from a single piece of Norwegian ash the pieces combine material-typical characteristics: the compactness of the solid, heavy base and the delicateness of the bowl’s thin wall.
'Bubo Bubo' by Andreas Engesvik and StokkeAustad
The Norwegian deisgner Andreas Engesvik, co-founder of his former studio Norway Says, and the Norwegian design duo StokkeAustad realised this charming wooden sculptures on the occasion of an exhibition to Designblok in Prague in 2010. The owls are modeled in polystyrene and so on milled out of solid wood. The large owl is 29 x 23 cm – the smallest is 15 x 11 cm.
Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Norway by JDS Architects, photo by Steven Walters
The Copenhagen based practice JDS Architects recently unveiled the new construction of the famous ski jump at the Norwegian village of Holmenkollen – one of the world’s most recognizable sports facilities. The giant cantilevered structure is clad in aluminum and glass and rises 58 meters in the air.
'Shelf Lamp' by Andreas Engesvik
A solid base and a simple screen, end of story. This minimalist table lamp, meant for shelves, was created by the Norwegian designer and former member of Norway Says Andreas Engesvik.
'Groggy' by Tom Stepp for Northern Lighting
The Norwegian lighting manufacturer Northern Lighting developed this new floor lamp together with the Danish designer Tom Stepp. ‘Groggy’ is the perfect name for this figurative piece, which indeed looks a bit like a heavy hangover.
'K5' apartments by Reiuld Ramstad Arkitekter, photo by Reiulf Ramstad Architekter and Thomas Bjørnflaten
The Oslo based Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter realised this apartment complex in Grünerløkka, a borough of the Norwegian capital which used to be a typical working class area in the 19th century and is today one of Oslo’s hippest quarters. The block of the ‘K5’ building is a rare remaining example of the intimate blend of housing and small scale industry and the new structure is designed with special appreciation of this environment.
'Tinted Mirror' by Daniel Rybakken
The young Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken is known for his subtle and decent work. The atmospheric influence of light and reflections is the central theme of his projects. With ‘Tinted mirror’ he unites two seperate objects, a wall mounted mirror and a hanging coloured glass plate to one three dimensional product, reaching from the wall out into the room. Depending on the ambient light the cast shadow on the wall changes over the course of the day.