newsletter 1, 2009
Stand C 06:49
The new items are dining table and chairs designed by the Icelandic designers Gudrún
Margrét Ólafsdóttir and Oddgeir Thórdarson and also a coat hanger
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Dining-table: By Gudrún Margrét Ólafsdóttir og Oddger Thórdarson
M405: By Håkan Johansson. a new version of a classic
Gudrún Margrét Ólafsdóttir og Oddger Thórdarson have long been involved in design for Icelandic manufacturers and they also work as interior designers operate in partnership within the Go Form Design Studio in Reykjavík. Möbelsnickarmästare Johansson is already producing dining table and cabinets. Those furniture's were presented at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 2006. Their teamwork started in continuation of Stockholm Furniture Fair 2005 where they were displaying some prototypes together with some colleagues from Iceland.
Fredrik Färg is a young and upcoming Swedish designer. At the Stockholm Furniture Fair he is also presenting new products for Materia AB, one of the winners of Glimåkra Designer Prize, represented at Ung7, young Swedish design, Textibel- new textile furniture, and have an own stand at Greenhouse. He has been acknowledged for his ways of transforming origami to furniture design, and also for his "ability to unite Scandinavian purity with a playfulness that makes hearts leap with joy"
Katrin Olina is an Icelandic designer who now is running her own label based in Hong Kong. She is famous for here interiors / installations that she has done in Hong Kong & Reykjavik. Her résumé is faboulus, where names such as Philippe Starck, Ross Love Grove and Michael Young are on the list. "There is only one way for this talented girl and is due to the stars"!