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.
Transparent Speaker by Swedish start up and design agency PEOPLE PEOPLE brings music, wireless cutting-edge design and a sustainable approach in the living room.
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.
Form chair by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen merges hundreds of chairs from design history.
Toughened by Norwegian hard winters, Trollstigen visitors center by Reiulf Ramstad Architects challenges wilderness with a concrete and cor-ten steel structure that stretches dramatically until plunging into the fjords’ mist.
Nick Ross’ Tension Lamp bends like a fishing rod and wins 2014 Muuto Talent Award.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation unveiled the six shortlisted concept designs for Helsinki Guggenheim museum.
Pixelated design by Snøhetta and The Metric System was selected for new notes by the Norway Central Bank and pays homage to Norwegian coastal landscapes.
Garden Glory design brand of green-fingers’ tools plays the tongue-in-cheek card to affabulate “glamorous people with dirty nails”.
Colourful clay vases lock together with a steel tray thanks to hidden magnets that keep them in a upright position. Design by Hallgeir Homstvedt for Muuto.
Inspired by the wildlife inhabiting Finnish forests, Sanna Annukka designed for Marimekko a collection with jazzy and quirky graphics for tableware, fabrics and home accessories.
The exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion in Venice shows how modern Scandinavian architecture became an essential component of foreign aid to East Africa in the period 1960–80, and how the ideals of the Nordic welfare system found expression in a number of construction projects.
Metropolis magazine editor Paul Mavkovsky presents Vera & Kyte, a young Norwegian studio that realised a simple yet functional design set that takes inspiration from Scandinavian heritage and blends it with a contemporary feel.
45° Lamp by Tuomas Auvinen for MUUTO exploits un-used corner spaces with a unconventional yet functional style.
Studio BAAG took inspiration by children’s toys and created furnitures and home accessories defined by a playful imprint and a story-telling humour.
Violent Violent Table by Very Very Gold creative studio expands in the room claiming more space thanks to its modular nature.
Note design studio presents Rise sofa for Fogia, the soft upholstered shape rests on top of a base in wood effusing a warm and cozy Scandinavian feel.
Peter Opsvik re-interprets his iconic GARDEN chair: the ergonomic plant-alike seating that demolished the stereotypical ideal of the proper sitting posture.
GamFratesi is Guest of Honour at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014. The Danish-Italian design studio literally blends arts and crafts with a perfectly balanced lounge area.
Flowing colour transitions, dynamic forms and subtle monochrome shades: UNI/VERSE – Woven Poetry, the curtain collection by Kinnasand reflects the ethereal nuances of northern skies.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014: students of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design explore beyond the border of conventional textile furniture.
Simon Legald completed the perfect Danish tea set with collections of vases, candleholders and trays for Normann Copenhagen.
Young Danish company addinterior presents ANGEL, a sculptural stool with a poetic shape evoking an angel with the wings spread out.
ARCH:YOU by Anne Boysen for Applicata is the playful collection of houses in oak wood for kids.
Aalto University School of Arts presented the work of some of the most promising students with the “Norther” exhibition.
The Whale Bone project: ECAL student flies to Reykjavik combine “primitive” and contemporary design in Iceland.