With the recent demise of the Scandicrush subscription box service, there is a new way for Nordicool addicts to get their fix.
French yoghurt brand Yoplait (Norge) has just announced a packaging collaboration with hot young designer Esra Røise, a Norwegian freelance illustrator who studied at Einar Granum School of Art, and at the Academy of the Arts in Oslo.
Thanks to The Millennials’ renewed interest in cycling, (given its health, economic and environmental advantages); it seems everyone is getting on the bicycle-building bandwagon.
Finnish soft drinks company ‘Limonade’ has developed an eco bottle cap that turns water into a fizzy drink, and has received support from Tekes (the Finnish Funding Agency for innovation) for its product development.
Millions of tons of textiles are thrown away each year, but instead of tossing your clothes once you’re over them, you could give your ex-clothes the chance to fall in love with someone new.
Not content with exceptional furniture and clothing design, now the Scandis are giving the Aussies a run for their money. Fancy a nice cold tinny, but with an added dash of Danish eco cool? We’ve got just the gadget for you: The Earth Cooler by eCool.
If I were to ask you what things make you smile, you might say - a family day out, a new car, or losing the last Kg! New socks? Possibly not. Well these Scandinavian visionaries think differently…
Nu is fresh back from the Stockholm Furniture Fair where a number of designers spoke to us about their new products.
Humble Brush toothbrushes are beautiful in their simplicity of design, and there is beauty in the ethos of the Swedish-owned company behind them. The sales proposition is simply beautiful too; you buy an eco and panda-friendly bamboo toothbrush to look after your (or your children’s) teeth, and an underprivileged child gets access to oral health care. Smiles all round.
How do you fancy an aquarium, so stylish and peaceful, that even Nemo couldn’t be persuaded to wander far from home? Thanks to a clever filter system, which integrates chemical …
“A place for everything,” they say, “and everything in its place.” For as long as anyone can remember, the primary purpose of food has been consumption. We cook to eat, to sustain ourselves.
We love these sculptures from Norwegian design studio Kneip. They are from a project called ‘Weathered’, which was on display earlier this year at the London Design Festival, and they reimagine various tools used to measure atmospheric conditions and seismic activity.
In Scandinavia, we have a secret ingredient in our design ethos. It’s a certain modesty - a lack of ego if you will – that derives from what they call ‘Janteloven’ or the ‘Law of Jante’ …
￼Designed in Sweden by artist Simon Morris, FLYTE is a stylish levitating light. Available in a range of sustainably-sourced wood finishes, the bulb hovers thanks to magnetic levitation and is powered through the air.