Gubi are on an endless search, which results in a wide range of aesthetic objects that are characterized by simple shapes, unconventional materials and techniques that challenge time and space.
One of our favourites, Muuto, has expanded its excellent collection of lamps and now we can enjoy of all of them at the showroom. These decorative lights have in common the same basis that all Danish and contemporary products have.
The personality of a designer, like of all human, influences notably to his or her actions. In the design world there are stars who are basically copying themselves once they have reached the fame.
It might seem only a decorative figure, an object that doesn't have any other intention than decorate but it's also telling a story of how it has turned from a piece of wood into a romantic object. The story of traditions and the ways of production...
Sometimes we are not realizing that the simplest is the best option. Well, there's some Danish who remember the basis of the good design. One of the most recognized and recognizable pieces from Muuto are the Dots by Tveit & Tornoe.
When at its best the Scandinavian contemporary design is familiar with new materials and circumstances and takes into account the environmental impacts when creating a new product.
In an earlier post we already spoke about minimalism and the sad, thoughtless and superficial use of the word. Actually, it is a concept that in its purest sense is very close to the Scandinavian design. Let me explain.