Nic Nac light designed to keep in order all the small things that are useful to have close at hand. “Use it in the office, to keep keys or make-up products, to serve snacks, fruit and other cooking products” suggest at Normann Copenhagen.
The collection comprises different containers made from a powdered coated steel sheet that was smoothly folded and perforated to remind industrial grids. The series comes in five different sizes that all fit perfectly inside each other. Seven glossy colours are available: white, black, lemon, blue, turquoise, pink and red.
In Nic Nac, Nicholai Wiig Hansen has combined his passion for a stringent, industrial look with refined details, which give the design a balanced expression. The Danish designer utilised negative space and created a chic pattern of holes that forms a poetic contrast to the strict lines and masculine steel.
“It was important to get the interaction between the proportions and the thin edges right, in order to add lightness and dynamics to the design, I have created a perforated pattern. That makes Nic Nac more domestic in appearance. It also creates a play on shadows and a camouflage effect, which arouses curiosity, so you want to see what’s in it” says Nicholai Wiig Hansen.
Nicholai Wiig Hansen is a Danish designer based in Copenhagen. “When I design I uses myself as the target group. Proportions are extremely important in his work and details are not added from a decoration perspective but only if they serve some kind of purpose”
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All photos: courtesy of Normann Copenhagen.