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Posts tagged as 'Stockholm Furniture Fair'

Tue 26.2.

‘Frigg’ sofa by Marianne Kleis (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Frigg' sofa by Marianne Kleis

‘Frigg’ sofa by Marianne Kleis, photo: Steen Gyldendal

With its smooth shell on the outside and quilted inside, ‘Frigg’ by Marianne Kleis is a comfortable piece of furniture designed for only one, or two, people.

 

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'Kajen Hammock' park bench by Thomas Bernstrand

‘Kajen Hammock’ park bench by Thomas Bernstrand for Nola

Conventional wooden slats were used to craft the seat, backrest and armrests of the ‘Kajen Hammock’ park bench by Thomas Bernstrand – but its design is completely unique, a metal frame encases the seat and attaches it to the metal base for spring-like comfort. In addition the wooden slats follow the contours of the body (the hammock part) creating a uniquely ergonomic experience, for a park bench.

 

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Mon 25.2.

‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Ski' coat rack by Oki Sato for Swedese

‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese

Three ski pole shaped legs, upturned and leaning against each other for balance, form the minimalist ‘Ski’ coat rack by Nendo for Swedese.

 

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Fri 22.2.

‘In Theory’ pendant lamp by Marianne Andersen (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'In Theory' lamp by Marianne Andersen

‘In Theory’ lamp by Marianne Andersen

The blown glass part of Marianne Andersen’s ‘In Theory’ pendant, in one of a series, has a gradient that goes from coloured to clear glass in contrast with the pine wood centre containing the light source.

 

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Wed 20.2.

‘Strik’ armchair by Kristina Kjær (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Strik' armchair by Kristina Kjær. Photo: Ditte Chemnitz.

‘Strik’ armchair by Kristina Kjær. Photo: Ditte Chemnitz.

Kristina Kjær’s ‘Strik’ armchair wears a knitted sweater over its wooden body. A comfortable armchair that consists of a frame made of ash wood and a knitted upholstery made of wool – a wooden “body” wearing a knitted “sweater”.

 

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'Grey to Green' paving stones by Caroline Brahme for S:t Eriks

‘Grey to Green’ paving stones by Caroline Brahme for S:t Eriks

Caroline Brahme’s award-winning ‘Grey to Green’ is a series of paving stones that can “host vegetation”. The goal is to integrate more greenery in the urban fabric, transition away from grey concrete to green vegetation, for as Brahme points out, “cities depend on nature’s ecosystem to function properly.”

 

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‘Oo’ table lamp by Sverre Uhnger (NO)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.02.2013 - Tagged as: ,

'Oo' table lamp by Sverre Uhnger

‘Oo’ table lamp by Sverre Uhnger

The origin of Sverre Uhnger’s ‘Oo’ table lamp design was the Norwegian designer’s fascination with lathed wooden spheres “and how the same shape in different sizes relates to each other.”

 

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'Spin' stool by Daphne Zuilhof

‘Spin’ stool by Daphne Zuilhof

Daphne Zuilhof’s ‘Spin’, which means ‘spider’ in Dutch, is a foldable stool that unfolds like a spider’s legs, stretching outward and pivoting forwards and back.

 

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