Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

Muuto Balance vase set by Oslo based designer Hallgeir Homstvedt mixes different shapes and contemporary colours of sculptural clay vases and powdered coated steel trays.

Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

Each vase hides in its base a strong magnet that keeps it locked to the tray in an upright balanced position. In this way the vase can be tilted or moved along  but not knocked off.

Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

Hallgeir Homstvedt says “My idea was to create an object that naturally engages the observer’s curiosity and creativity. Most vases look empty without flowers, but the Balance vases are almost like sculptural silhouettes that you can personalize and arrange the way you desire, with or without flowers”.


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Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

The BALANCE collection comes in black, tangerine and light green and it is both available in a 1 vase-set and 3-vase set in several colour combinations.

Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

Hallgeir Homstvedt completed his BA of Industrial Design with Honours from Newcastle University in Australia. After work experience at Norway Says design studio, in 2009 he opened his own design studio, focusing on furniture, interior and product design and working for reknowned design companies. So far Homstvedt projects have been exhibited in London, Tokyo, Oslo, New York & Milan.

Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

Muuto is a Scandinavian design company that joins forces with the leading contemporary Scandinavian designers to create original products with new perspectives. The result is an innovative, aesthetic and functional collection of New Nordic furniture, lighting and accessories for modern interiors all over the world.


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Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt
Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt
Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt
Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt
Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt
Muuto Balance vase set by Hallgeir Homstvedt

Photos: courtesy of Muuto.