Posts tagged as 'Scandinavian design'

‘Tati’ coat rack by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Asplund

A new addition to the reduced yet playful, award-winning ‘Tati’ range, this simple steel, brass-and-marble coat rack has been put into production by the Swedish manufacturer Asplund earlier this year. Designed by the Stockholm-based design duo Broberg & Ridderstråle, the hanger has already been awarded the prestigious ‘Furniture of the Year’ title by the Swedish design magazine Sköna Hem and it is a part of a ‘Tati’ collection of furniture and home accessory pieces which include several side/coffee table designs and a floor and wall mirrors. The coat rack is available in two different sizes and variety of vibrant colours such as; anthracite, white, violet, olive, nougat, deep blue and orange. (more…)

‘Station’ table/lamp by Angell Wyller Aarseth

Three young Norwegian designers and university friends: Simen Aarseth, Christoffer Angell and Øyvind Wyller have developed this minimalist, uniformly-black table-cum-lamp called ‘Station.’ As a modular system, ‘Station’ can be adjusted to be used at different heights – as a coffee table or a working desk which is individually illuminated by a conveniently-located light source. (more…)

‘Hexagon’ acoustic tiles by Form Us With Love for Träullit; photo by Jonas Lindström

The Stockholm-based award-winning design studio Form Us With Love have developed this collection of geometrical sound-absorbing wall panels for a small, family-owned company Träullit. Made from a natural, recyclable material composed of wood wool, cement and water, ‘Hexagon’ tiles have not only sound-absorbing qualities but are also moisture-regulating and heat-accumulating. Available in eight different colours, ‘Hexagon’ was recently presented as part of the ‘Young Sweden’ exhibition during the London Design Festival. Watch the FUWL designers apply their new sound absorbing wall panels in the video below: (more…)

‘Röhsska’ chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune for Swedese

Described by its designers as ‘the chair [we’ve designed, so far] that has given us the greatest satisfaction’, ‘Röhsska’ was unveiled earlier last week in Gothenburg as the latest collaborative project between the renowned design studio Claesson Koivisto Rune, manufacturer Swedese and the Röhsska Museum of Design and Decorative Arts. Made entirely out of wood and manufactured in Sweden, the chair will be officially launched to the international public next week during London Design Festival 2012. (more…)

‘Boet’ stools by Note for Mitab; photo by Mathias Nero

The Stockholm-based design studio Note have recently collaborated with the renowned Swedish furniture manufacturer Mitab on this series of organically-shaped, metal-and-cork stools called ‘Boet’. Inspired by ‘the bird’s nest among the trees’ (‘boet’ meaning ‘nest’ in Swedish), the design is available in two heights and various colourways, and it will be presented at the upcoming London Design Festival 2012 (19 – 23 September) at Design Junction. (more…)

‘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…)

Thu 2.8.

‘Aura’ sofa by Mikko Laakkonen for Inno (FI)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.08.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

‘Aura’ sofa by Mikko Laakkonen for Inno

Helsinki-based designer Mikko Laakkonen has realised this boldly-coloured two-seater sofa for the Finnish furniture manufacturer Inno. Due to be presented next month at the upcoming edition of Habitare design fair (12 – 16 September), the upholstered ‘Aura’ features a simple, exposed steel frame and a raised back for increased privacy. The design, which can also serve as a room divider, is available in multiple colourways. (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…)

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