||||||||||||||||||Picture-perfect Ålesund on the west coast|Dina, a chair from Stryn Møbelindustri that edges away from traditional Scandi influences|L-R: Espen Voll and Torbjørn Anderssen. Lurking/working in background, L-R: Petter Skogstad and Hallgeir Homstvedt|Eva, a design based on a kubbestol (a traditional chair carved from a tree trunk)|A crop of Kikut mushroom containers|Hallgeir Homstvedt’s Undercover light|Risør, where seafaring is more important than speaking to journos|Hødnebø’s Relax chair, still looking good at nearly 50 years old|Tor Arne Skjævestad from Hødnebø with a Spinnaker chair, upholstered with sailcloth|Alf Sture’s Chair 1036 for Tonning, an archetype of traditional Norwegian furniture-making skills|Your editor, flanked by (L) Stryn Møbelindustri’s Svein Nore and (R) designer Olav Eldøy|Traditional skills endure at Tonning, including hand-finishing|Juvet Landscape Hotel (which is full of Norwegian design, if you can tear your eyes away from the view)|In between the chocolate ice cream and the cured moose meat, there was some nature to be admired|Made in the forest: Variér’s just-launched chair, Pause|The game-changing Balans Variable office chair, by Peter Opsvik|LK Hjelle’s Break sofa, designed by Norway Says||
22 Jul 2011

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The dMFK office transforms a former showroom into a thriving architecture studio

The Session Starts Here: Knotel has reimagined a historic building in London into an exciting place to work and connect

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