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Kaj Franck shot glasses

Kaj Franck was a Finnish textile and glassware designer and ceramicist. He was born in Viipuri, Finland. Often referred to as the “conscience of Finnish design,”Read More →

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Tias Eckhoff (1926 – 2016) was a well-known industrial designer in Norway. His production was constrained, but many of his products have endured as timeless design classics. In addition to the design of RBM Ana, RBM Bella, and Low-back Bella, he was also responsible for the famous Maya cutlery and Glohane tableware, to name a few of the solid works that are well-established in Norwegian design history.Read More →

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After the second world war, Jens Harald Quistgaard was apprenticed in the Georg Jensen Solvsmedie in Copenhagen. He has experimented with various media such as wood, metal, glass, steel and ceramics. Ted Nierenberg, the founder of Dansk International, noticed him because of his distinctively Danish craft aesthetic.Read More →

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.Read More →

iKea Dragon flatware featured image

IKEA Dragon 20-Piece Flatware Set, Stainless Steel designed by Carl-Gustaf Jahnsson DRAGON flatware has beenRead More →

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Marimekko, Ittala, and more—Finland established itself as a world leader in design in the late 19th century and continues to influence designers today. The country’s flourishing design culture has played an integral part in the nation’s economy and international identity.Read More →

Tapio Wirkkala Tumblers

Tapio Wirkkala is widely regarded as one of Finland’s most influential designers. Wirkkala began hisRead More →

Marimekko Kukka Notecards - Scandinavian design

This is a best-selling line! Marimekko, one of the world’s first lifestyle brands (and still one of the best), has released a newly packaged notecard set of 16 stunning floral designs.Read More →

Simple Matters featured image

Simple Matters is a beautiful collection of essays that encourages readers to simplify their lives by focusing on emotional and physical well-being, developing a personal style, and chasing one’s dreams.Read More →

The Nordic Theory of Everything

The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life (Paperback) by Anu PartanenRead More →

Leif Erik Rasmussen

Leif Erik Rasmussen is a Danish architect and furniture designer. He studied furniture design at KunsthĂĄndværkersklen, Copenhagen to 1968.Read More →

Orrefors glass making

Orrefors Glasbruk is a Swedish glassware manufacturer. An ironworks was established in 1726 on the property of Halleberg ( the Orrefors estate), Socken, SmĂĄland. Read More →

Louise Campbell Chair

We have had a lot of Danish design recently, so it’s no surprise that we turn to Louise Campbell’s work. Born in Copenhagen to a Danish father and an English mother, Campbell inherited a ” combination of Scandinavian rationalism and femininity, ” which can be seen in its design of furniture and objects that emphasise functionality, material technology and complex forms.Read More →