Tag archieven: Design

Nordic inspired – The new Morten furniture collection from Heal’s

So often do I find furniture labelling with ‘Scandi or Nordic‘ in the title and it having little integrity or anything to do with the name. You can imagine it gets me quite frustrated. When discovering Nordic or Scandinavian inspired furniture I look for more than simple design aesthetics. Functionality, quality, thoughtful material sourcing, a […]

The Stingray rocker chair – Designed by Thomas Pedersen for Fredericia

Once a lounger, always a lounger. Last week I had the perfect opportunity to try out a cool chair from Fredericia. The new matt edition of the Stingray rocker chair, a modern classic by Danish designer Thomas Pedersen. nspired by nature the Stingray rocker chair has large organic forms with a flowing shape of a […]

The Sense of Scandinavia with Skandinavisk Escapes Collection

I do love candles, in particular Skandinavisk candles. Excitingly, this summer they invited me to an intimate garden party to celebrate the launch of their new ESCAPES collection. Fitting with the Scandinavian’s summer fleet to escape (generally for 3 weeks in their case), I jetted off to Copenhagen to discover more about these candles and […]

Ceramics + Wood = BARMEN & BREKKE

A mutual interest in handcraft, materials and traditional techniques forms the basis of the collaboration between woodcarver and engineer Per Tore Barmen and ceramist Siri Brekke. As Barmen & Brekke they use their different areas of expertise to create unique products combining woodwork and ceramics, such as the Make series of bowls shown above. Read more about the duo at […]

Lamino – Yngve Ekstrom’s Midcentury Masterpiece

Imagine how much has changed since 1956. Not least when it comes to how we live. In that context, it is such a great accomplishment by Swedish designer Yngve Ekström that his midcentury classic, the Lamino chair, still feels relevant and modern today. Yngve Ekström was a contemporary of Alvar Aalto, Nanna Dietzel, Bruno Mathsson, Arne […]