Fremja is a new social therapeutic initiative in Norway for youths and grown-ups that for different reasons need adapted work or living situations. Frode Wendelboe is one of the founders and call himself an artist of care. We had a talk about the need to merge ecological and social work and why the solutions are interdependent.Read More
The Global Seed Vault, situated deep in the permafrost of Svalbard is celebrating its 10 years aniversary this year. We have spoken to Seed Vault Coordinator Åsmund Asdal about the importance of storing original seeds safely in an unstable world.Read More
Nicanor Perlas is a global activist, writer and speaker and regarded as one of the most remarkable leaders of the peoples movements of today.
In the midst of his active existence Perlas graciously took the time to talk to Elementa about what he sees as being the most crucial concern of our times.Read More
According to The New York Times List of Top New Food Words: CLIMATARIAN (n.) A diet whose primary goal is to reverse climate change. When 2017 arose, Cecilie Dawes, green entrepreneur and founder of Food Studio, had decided that she wanted to actually do it. She wanted to walk the talk.Read More
On this year's Milan Exhiition Elementa introduced UT - a series of objects that seek to explore new ways to interface nature. In collaboration with known and less known designers and artists the aim is to follow the Scandinavian Design tradition onto some less travelled paths.Read More
We are happy to invite you to the exciting Norwegian Presence exhibition in Milan 17-22 April, where we will launch the first products and proposals of our anticipated UT series. We will show new designs and proposals by designers and artists including Hallgeir Homstvedt, Kneip, Anderssen & Voll, Emma Staubo & Jomi Evers.
The earth is alive, we know it intuitively - but can it be scientifically proved? And even more important, can it be experienced?
We have had the honor and pleasure of talking to eco scientist Stephan Harding about the present status of Gaia science and about how we can connect to the living presence of the Earth.Read More
During the Stockholm Design Week 2018, Massproductions will launch the Rose Chair, designed by Chris Martin. New technologies in industrial production enabled the development of the elegant lounge chair that proved challenging both in form and material.Read More
In collaboration with art group The Molecular Ballet Elementa have the pleasure to offer a small series of limited edition art prints from their Molecular Axes series.
The project is based on a 256 "image seeds" collected anonymously from artists and non-artists, designers, researchers, musicians and others - to produce an experimental visual language during the course of 10 years.