An overview of the work of NORM.ARCHITECTS with insights from one of its creators, Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen.
NORM.ARCHITECTS was founded in 2008 by Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn. Located in wonderful Copenhagen, NORM is testament to Danish design’s constant prolific influence in the fields of architecture, product design and interiors….
An Interview with Jason Kirk, joint owner of eyewear company Kirk & Kirk.
If eyes are the windows of the soul, glasses should window-dress them perfectly… and this definitely echoes the ethos of Kirk & Kirk, who believe that a pair of glasses should be above…
Interview with Janus Cooper, Director of Tetrad; classic British handcrafted furniture.
Sumptuous in looks and comfort, classically elegant and built to last the tests of time, as well as the fickleness of fashion, a Tetrad piece looks equally at home in a medieval baronial…
An overview of the work and wisdom of British designer, Ilse Crawford.
Ilse Crawford, the prominent, celebrated and successful British designer, can sometimes appear stern and somewhat unapproachable in pictures. Yet having had the privilege to meet her at a launch party for her Georg…
A focus on the work of Danish design legend, Hans J. Wegner.
Hans Jørgensen Wegner – Hans J. Wegner – the celebrated Danish designer, was a master when it came to designing chairs. Incredibly, he designed more than 500 chairs during the course of his…
A focus on the work of the eminent German industrial designer, Dieter Rams.
“To use design to impress, to polish things up, to make them chic, is no design at all. This is packaging.” These words were spoken by the acclaimed industrial designer, Dieter Rams, during…
A focus on the work of Danish master craftsman, Poul Kjærholm.
The word ‘genius’ is often overused, particularly to describe inane concepts, acts or people. As such, its true meaning can be diluted. More than just intellect, someone’s genius can be used to describe…
An insight into the work of Alberto Tabellini, contemporary pewter designer & craftsman.
I am neither a designer nor a craftsman. I am not lucky enough to have the vision that can take a germ of an idea, from the initial flicker of inspiration, through the…
An overview of the work of Danish design luminary, Arne Jacobsen.
“It may sound affected, but it is the act of creation itself, and it is equally exhilarating whether one is working on a teaspoon or a national bank.” (Arne Jacobsen on design; Source)….
An overview of the work of Søren Rose Kjær and the Søren Rose Studio.
Søren Rose Kjær has made quite an impact in Danish design since establishing the eponymously named Søren Rose Studio in 2008. With his Danish blue eyes and trademark fedora, Kjær cuts both an…