Silje Nesdal is a young design talent who grew up in the Fjords of Norway, an area known for its furniture industry, wool and woodwork. Nesdal has specialised in design for small homes with functional and beautiful pieces inspired by architecture and fashion. It’s a pleasure to share a few highlights of her work!
100% Norway takes place annually during London Design Festival. This is a showcase of the best of new and newsworthy design from Norway. As children’s design tend not to be included in the line up – we are doing a 100% Norway Kids mini exhbition for you – here on the blog! Read more
It’s the twelfth London Design Festival! Over 250 partners and 300 events celebrating the best in design will be participating, filling the city with a unique design buzz. One of them 100% Norway at TENT London. There’s so much beautiful, innovative and functional design for the home presented during the festival -But here’s the highlights from 100% Norway.
What’s on: 100% Design Exhibition in London
Date: 22 – 25 September 2011
What’s not to be missed: 100% Norway, Stand D60 Earls Court
Followed by previous years success 100% Norway returns to this year’s trade fair 100% Design in London with a fresh selection of exciting new works from Norway’s emerging design talents; Young female designers Caroline Olsson, Vibeke Skar and Ida Noemi Vidal will make their London debuts. Some excellent Norwegian manufacturers will be presented too at the exhibition including; Spinnaker, Tonning, Nora of Norway, Wik & Walsøe, Figgjo and Northern Lighting.
Picture shows the beautiful Alv tableware, designed and manufactured by Norwegian porcelain company Wik & Walsøe.
It will be available from Heals from August and also on display at the 100% Design exhibtion this autumn.
The brand 100% Norway is organised by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in London, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Norwegian Design Council, Norsk Industri and Innovation Norway with the mission to present the best of Norwegian design to an international audience. The 2011 exhibition promises to be the most impressive and inspiring collection yet, presenting a diverse mix of furniture, ceramics, lighting and tableware never previously shown in the UK.
100% Design is open for the public Sunday 25 September. Tickets Online: Adult £15 / Child £8 At the event: Adult £20 / Child £10