"My freedom thus consists in my moving about within the narrow frame that I have assigned to myself for each one of my undertakings. I shall go even further: my freedom will be so much the greater and more meaningful the more narrowly I limit my field of action and the more I surround myself with obstacles. Whatever diminishes constraint diminishes strength. The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees oneself of the claims that shackle the spirit."
Daniel Eugene Lacey-McDermott - better known as Captain Credible, is an uncompromising Norwegian electronic artist that has been pushing the limits of electronic music releases and building his own hacked instruments since 2008.Read More
Lightness and comfort are qualities that don’t always go together, but they are elegantly combined in Spark, a lounger that’s just as pleasing by the fireplace at home as in a public lounge area. The minimal steel construction is softened by leather arm rests, upholstery clad in canvas and wooden runners, making an exquisitely slender, contemporary chair with an unmistakeable resemblance to the Swedish “spark”, a traditional kicksled.Read More
n our standard production, the Elementa palette of colours and materials is a sober world of mostly greys, whites and blacks. However, did you know that for projects we are able to do a lot more with regards to colours and materials?Read More
A bit late, due to a very eventful spring season, here is finally our updated pricelists for 2017. A few items that have increased a bit in price, but a lot of the items including the UN Divided furniture system, the dB cabinets, the ON low tables, and the UT tables are actually available atlower prices now, due to bigger volumes and more efficient production.Read More
Dimension 10 is an Oslo-based tech startup working to revolutionize the workflow for architects, engineers and designers with an app that makes it possible to work with 3D models in a realtime virtual environment. The Elementa Blog went to meet up with founder Aleksander Langmyhr to learn about their product and the future of VR.Read More
Eriksen Skajaa is a small Oslo based architecture studio founded by Joakim Skajaa and Arild Eriksen. By focusing on people in their work they have been able to create human friendly city development and living environments in both larger and smaller scale. We headed down to their beautiful office in Oslo to have a talk with Joakim and Arild about their approach to architecture.Read More
In recent years the reigning interior design philosophy, both in homes and in offices, has been shared, open spaces. Designed by Chris Martin, Endless is a free-standing wall of shelves that cuts through those open spaces, making room for both privacy and the objects of life and work.Read More
Icha chair is the last addition to the superbly beautiful neo-modernist collection known under the name Massproductions - a sturdy and elegant wooden chair fitting well both in homes and in hospitality- and meeting settings.Read More
Teenage engineering is one of the guiding stars in innovative, disruptive and quirky synthesizers and audio products. For the past 12 years they have pushed the limits for what synthesizers are and kept surprising the world with their wrinkled minds and strange creations born in a garage in the Swedish capital.
We had the honor of speaking with co-founder David Möllerstedt and pick his brain on their creative process and on the future of music.Read More