Danish Design Weeks at Stilwerk

A little while ago, we told you about the Danish Design Weeks, which are taking place at this very moment in Altona in Hamburg. To celebrate the 350th Anniversary of the city’s partnership with Copenhagen Stilwerk is curating a special exhibition as an homage to Danish design.

The exhibition is showcasing a mix of design classics and new and contemporary icons. We’d like to share a couple of pictures from the event with you.

Our Norm 69 Lamp welcomes visitors to the exhibition with its iconic silhouette.

Stilwerk showing love for the warm tones with this window installation with the coral Block Table and pink Watch Me Wall Clock.

Wooden animals frolicking in the Grass (Vase).

Our One Step Up Bookcase doing what it does best; providing flexible storage and looking good while doing it.

Swing by our Facebook page to see all the pictures from the Danish Design Weeks at Stilwerk.

The exhibition will be open until the 31st of August, so there is still time to stop by and get a Danish design injection. Go, go, go!

And by the way…. Check out the awesome exhibition posters Stilwerk made with our Norm 69 Lamp!

Upgrade your Kitchen

If you’re tired of always opening your kitchen drawers and cabinets to find nothing but a cluttered mess, then why not spend a little time getting your kitchen organized and updated? Here are three simple tips on how to approach it.

One Step Up Bookcases with various Normann Copenhagen products  

1) Open shelves can be a great way to store your various kitchen accessories. Fill the selves with the items you use the most, so you have easy access and can enjoy how they look on an everyday basis. Here our One Step Up Bookcases provide plenty of storage space for everything from vases and bowls to cookbooks, glasses and plates.

Pocket Organizers

2) How about utilizing your bare walls for added storage? Our Pocket Organizers are perfect for those small walls where there is not enough space to put a shelf. Create your own look by mixing and matching colors and sizes.

Top (from the left): Geo Vacuum Jug, Krenit Bowl
Bottom (from the left): Washing-up Bowl, Normann Cutlery

3) If you love colors of all sorts like we do, you probably know the feeling of going a bit color crazy once in a while. It can be a challenge to select a color palette and actually stick to it, but if you want a calm and clean look in your kitchen, this is definitely the way to go. Choosing items in neutral tones, like we’ve done here, is pleasing to the eye. If you’re not into the neutral shades, then opt for one or two colors instead to keep the style cohesive.

July Instagram Favorites

Every month we are so excited to see your pictures on Instagram. There is such an impressive amount of creativity. Here are our 4 favorite #normanncopenhagen posts from the month of July.

Thanks to:
@412jess
@romeozephyr
@sarahdezoete
@sjfood_interior

And thanks to all who are sharing, tagging and following. Keep it up!

Join us on Instagram for more inspiration.

A celebration of design talent

We are so excited to reveal the 7th winner of the Time to Design – new talent award on the 27th of August 2014. And your are invited to join us for the award ceremony!

Program:
2 pm
- Welcome by Frederik Hardvendel, Director at the Danish Art Workshops
- Debate “Between Art and Crafts”
Presentations and discussions with the jury members; Designer Margrethe Odgaard, designer Nicholai Wiig Hansen and Jakob Herold from Design Denmark, moderated by Jesper Pagh, Editor at Arkitektens Forlag.

3 pm
- Announcement of this year´s winner by Marie Hansen, Head of department at The Danish Ministry of Culture.
- Presentation of the winner and the winning project.

After the presentation, we also invite you to stay for a drink and a chat with the winner, the partners and the jury members.You can also have a guided tour through the workshop facilities.

Address: 
Danish Art Workshops
Gammel Dok Pakhus
Strandgade 27B
1401 København

Come and celebrate new design talents with us!

Join the Facebook event here.

A tribute to wood!

We love wood! The possibilities for using wood in the home are almost unlimited. From wooden panels and doors to furniture pieces and home accessories, wood works for it all. We have handpicked a selection of our favourite wooden designs that give that perfect Scandinavian twist to your home.


Ducky Wooden Figure

Ducky is a classic yet contemporay wooden figure full of nostalgia and character. Ducky the wooden duck is a timeless design products that adds an element of humor and enjoyment to the home. Simply a duck for life!

 

 

Dropit Hook


Dropit is much more than an object to hang coats on. Using traditional wood turning techniques, Dropit has an exquisite finish with the grains of the wood adding character to the design. Combine several hooks in two different sizes and let it rain with drops of oak on your wall.


Dropit Hook, My Chair and Bop Table

Don´t be afraid of using lots of wood in the same room. A nice rule of thumb is choosing types of wood in the same color scale. Above the Bop Table, the My Chairs and the Block Table are all in ash, which exude a very nice Nordic feeling to the room. Ash is a strong, yet pliable type of wood perfect for furniture. To give the room a bit of contrast, the Dropit Hooks are in oak.

Nord Table

The Nord Table is made of solid oak all the way through. The tabletop appears to almost float over the frame, creating air and lightening the look. Nord is pure class and exquisite craftsmanship and will last you for ages without going out of style. Nord Table comes in both a round and rectangular version made in true quality materials with a smooth finish.

Slice Table

Our new Slice Table is caracterized by a stylish simplicity. Slice is great for the design lover who wants the natural, untreated look of raw wood. In most homes the dining table is a gathering point where great memories are shared. The Slice Table comes in three different lenghts perfect for residences of all sizes.

Sticks Hook

The Sticks Hooks are inspired by architecture. The simple hooks are contructed of three oak sticks which create a functional and decorative hook. The Sticks Hooks provide various options for handing clothes and other objects and are suited for many rooms and styles of decor.

If you want to use wood in your own decor, visit Pinterest where our fascination for wood continues.

Normann Copenhagen + CHART Art Fair

At Normann Copenhagen, we love art. That’s why we’re excited to be a sponsor of this year´s CHART ART FAIR, which will take place for the second time from the 29th to the 31st of August 2014.

All images courtesy of CHART ART FAIR/Oscam Meyer 

The CHART ART FAIR aims to strengthen the role of the Nordic countries on the International art scene. This year, 27 galleries are selected to represent the best galleries of the North. Last year, you could also experience a “Special projects” section where larger projects and installations were shown. You could also attend talks, see performance art and hear artists tell about their work, so no matter if you are seasoned collector or an art neophyte there are lots of exciting activities for the art lover to enjoy!

Will you be there? We sure will!

Coral Crush

Summertime has hit us in the best possible way. We´re feeling inspired by warm, fasionable coral in its various tones and feel like sharing our coral cravings with you!

Create a warm, welcoming feel with coral colored walls in the hallway. It will without a doubt make your guests feel at home right away!

Ding Table

The idea behind the Ding Table is simple – three pieces of wood lock together in a seemingly inspeparable knot. To highlight the beauty of the base, the designers Ding3000, opted for a glass tabletop. The eye-catching coral legs look stunning under the clear sheet of glass. It almost reminds us of corals hidden at the bottom of the ocean under the surface of crystal clear water.


Krenit Bowl

Let classic grey meet catching coral.  Here, the grey Krenit Bowl stands as a calm contrast againt a vivid coral colored wall in the kitchen. Why not serve a delicious summer salad in this sleek and classic design object?


Shorebird wooden figure

The fashionable coral colored legs and beak complete the Shorebird´s expression. Did you know that our brand new Shorebirds are modeled on the natural body position a wading bird has when looking for food in the sand and on the shoreline?


Nyhavn Vase and Watch Me Wall Clock

Create a bold stilleben in the hallway with a Nyhavn Vase and add a few pops of color to complete the look. How about the Watch Me in rose and shocking pink?

Are you fallen in love with coral colors like we are? See more coral beauties here.

Calm colors with a fresh accent

It´s no secret that we´re in love with the combination of mint, blue and grey. You can create a calm, cool atmosphere with the blue and grey and add a dash of mint every now and then to keep the look fresh and lively. Let´s take you through an inspirational tour on how to use these lovely colors in the decor.


Tint Throw Blanket comes in 6 color tones.

You don´t have to change your decor completely. Just like with a cushion, a throw blanket is an easy way to update your home and help you achieve a certain color scheme. A grey sofa combined with a blue cushion and a green Tint Throw Blanket is just the thing.


Flip is a rotatable mirror. 

If you are feeling bold enough to take the leap with a mint or blue colored wall, you can add a few understated white items to help keep the look bright and elegant. The Flip Mirror can be turned up, down and rotated 360 degrees. The tray design of the base means that Flip is both a traditional mirror and an easy and simple storage utility for items such as jewellery, make-up and keys.

 Sprinkle Quilt, Cube Bed Linen and Ikono Lamp used in a bedroom enviroment. 

Having a calm bedroom enviroment is a key factor to enable a good night´s sleep. And it dosen´t hurt anyone if it looks toptuned during the daytime too, right? Use the Sprinkle Quilt as a bedspread for the end of your bed, allowing your favorite mint bed linen to be seen.


Tablo Table is a must-have in a Scandinavian decor.

Of course furniture pieces in mint or blue can also make quite an impact. Or what about a going for a Tablo Table in a neutral color but then adding a colored rug underneath?


Curve Hook is perfect for adding a splash of color to any wall.

Inspired by glacier and ice, the misty green Curve Hook will instantly add a pure, Scandinavian feel to your hallway decor. The Curve Hook is one of Normann Copenhagen´s summer 2014 novelties. The wide shape makes it perfect for hanging bags and accessories on and helps protect the shape of your coat collar.


Award-winners in new colors; Strainer and Washing-up Bowl.

Take the color trend to the next level in your home with functional and clever kitchen items that match the style in the rest of your home. Go for the Washing-up Bowl and Strainer in icy mint or Nordic grey.


Krenit Bowl in mint. 

The iconic Krenit Bowl comes in large variety of colors, including a cool mint. Serve a delicious summer salad in this sleek and classic design object. 

One Step Up gets Wallpapered

In this month’s issue of Wallpaper* Magazine you can see our One Step Up Bookcase in this gorgeous styling done by the very talented Hana Al Sayed. Have a look!

Stilwerk celebrates Danish design

Did you know that Copenhagen is partner city to the part of Hamburg called Altona and that Altona was once a Danish area? This year marks the 350th Anniversary of the partnership. Our good friends at Stilwerk will be celebrating this with an exhibition focusing on Danish design and we’re thrilled to be part of it with several of our products!

The  exhibition will show a mix of Danish design icons as well as new and contemporary products. It will be elegantly styled in 5 different home environments; living room, work space, lounge room, dining room and bedroom, so there is sure to be lots of inspiration for your home.

The event takes place from the 4th to the 31st of August, so if you are in Hamburg, make sure to swing by Stilwerk and catch a glimpse of the exhibition.