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Nordic Design Today

Exhibition at Felleshus in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—07/2013

Furniture, lamps, glassware, industrial design, and fashion—Nordic Design Today brings together five contemporary designers from Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland. All of them have won the prestigious Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Award for their unconventional approaches to new design techniques.

To describe Henrik Vibskov (Denmark) as merely a fashion designer would be a vast understatement. At the vanguard of a new generation of creative multi-taskers, Vibskov's work unites fashion design, music, and installation art. He has succeeded in establishing a unique signature style that is recognizable across all of the disciplines in which he involves. The first comprehensive presentation of his remarkably multifaceted work can be found in his monograph Henrik Vibskov, published by Gestalten.

Installation EAT by Henrik Vibskov

Nordic Design Today, curated by the Röhsska museet in Gothenburg, further showcases designs by Steinunn Sigurðardóttir (Iceland), Sigurd Bronger (Norway), as well as Front Studio (Sweden) and Harri Koskinen (Finland) who have been featured in Gestalten books like Northern Delights, Once upon a Chair, and Desire: The Shape of Things to Come. As a matter of fact, nordic design gathers great international popularity due to its functionality, simplicity, timeslessness and aesthetics. The current generation of nordic designers is consciously building upon local sustainable design traditions and further developing them into avant garde creations that are consistent and intelligent.

Collage Chair by Front from Northern Delights

Henrik Vibskov

Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Henrik Vibskov creates compelling avant-garde fashion and art by seamlessly melding concept, object, and space.

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Northern Delights

Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

Reveals why everyone feels at home in a Scandinavian interior.

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Once Upon a Chair

Design Beyond the Icon
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013

A global up-to-the-minute survey on contemporary furniture design – a reference to the best designers today.

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Desire

The Shape of Things to Come
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

An international survey of the world's most exciting and influential furniture designers today.

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Henrik Vibskov

How to Fashion Art
Posted by Gestalten—04/2012

To describe Henrik Vibskov as merely a fashion designer would be a vast understatement. 

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Henrik Vibskov

Recap of Berlin book launch
Posted by Gestalten—05/2012

As the Henrik Vibskov book launch tour saw its finale in New York last week, we bring you a video recap of the starting leg in Berlin.

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She by Lubna Abdelaziz

The Self-Portrait Series Blurs the Line Between Photography and Painting
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

XG750 Turbo Street Fighter by Cherry’s Company

The Unique Harley Davidson Was Built as Part of a Street Build-Off
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

Japanese Architecture by Nina Geometrieva and Damjan Cvetkov-Dimitrov

The Designer Duo Captured the Subtleties of Tokyo’s Skyline in a Series of Animated GIFs
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

10 Questions with Dennis Busch

The Co-Editor of The Age of Collage Vol. 2 Explains How Collaging Is Like Plastic Surgery
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

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