Stockholm 2021: the largest Nordic design week went mostly virtual this year. But that didn’t stop brands and designers from unveiling brilliant furniture designs. Check what we liked the most.
On the borderline between art and design, Illan hanging lamp is made of laser wood sheets suspended by the force of gravity that react to the slightest movement of the air.
Oblong sofas, oval mirrors and spherical pendant lamps. Nordic rounded shapes bridge Scandinavian heritage and international contemporary design in Northern’s second furniture and home accessories collection.
The playful chrome-plated geometries of the new Memphis school-inspired lamps by L.A. based Another Studio debut in New York.
Syzygy design collection by Os & Oos projects overlapping geometries that reproduce the astronomical light interactions between the sun, the moon and the Earth.
With the Nordic Light exhibition, Nordic Museum showcases the history of Scandinavian lamps while an installation by Note Design Studio recreates the glowing iridescence of Northern lights.
PINWU design team has spent four years of extensive research on Yuhang’s traditions to create a contemporary design set according to ancient Chinese craftsmanship.
Glowing globes on slatted metal sheets: Laurent pendant lamps by Lambert & Fils combine Art-Deco inspirations with contemporary geometries.
Emerging Italian brand TATO launches new collections including modular constellations of moon-like luminous globes, marble and brass table lamps with satined-hoods and the re-edition of vintage ceramics in platinum and glossy dark-blue coating.
How can minimalist design diffuse light with an eclectic attitude? Resident furniture brand presents constructivist geometrical lightings that diffuse an enigmatic halo.
From Berlin to Shanghai, new designs by Yuue include colourful stationery and a marble-steel lamp that bring a minimalist and playful mood into creatives and professionals’ studios.
Pastel coloured Aura pendant lamp by Tomas Kral for Petite Friture is designed as simple as possible to diffuse a soft and mellow light.
Danish brand Louis Poulsen relaunches an iconic PH lamp by architect Poul Henningsen: the new PH 3½-2½ will be available with an oxidising copper shade.
Wästberg launches a conical set of supersized pendants that rebalances the original role of the lamp itself: to create a room in the room. Design by Claesson Koivisto Rune.
HopLow & Family blown-glass table lamps by QUarch Atelier are crafted by Venician artisans and inspired by woodlands’ creatures.
The French design trio numéro111 presented the “Insulaire project” re-thinking the living room as bubble of intimacy instead of a ceremonial reception area for social representation.
45° Lamp by Tuomas Auvinen for MUUTO exploits un-used corner spaces with a unconventional yet functional style.
FOG by Front Design for Zero is the lamp that resembles a fluctuating, mist-shrouded planet, a hovering globe that glows mystically in the room.
Runaway lamp by Nika Zupanc is the portable remedy for romantic creatures on the run…
It seems floating in the room like a delicate and abstract bubble, its aura moves through space like an ethereal presence filling the environment with a Northern white light… It is called Yoko, it is Foscarini’s brand new table lamp designed by Anderssen & Voll.
SNAKKES by Daniel Cortazar for Northern Lighting is the LED “speaking” lamp for those who are fed up with pointles yellow post-it notes that end up on the floor.