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
Nils Faarlund is a legendary Norwegian eco-philosopher, mountaineer and a great friend of nature. We spoke to him about the Norwegian term for outdoors life, Friluftsliv, natural materials and design.
# How would you explain the Norwegian term friluftsliv to English speakers?
In my opinion, outdoor activities in modern societies are responses to the stress, boredom and effort for building identity caused by an urban lifestyle.Read More
Farger & Frukter is a short film for small children (0-99y) aiming to introduce the Wonderful World of Colours. Directed by Ann Holmgren and produced by Elementa collaborators at ^O^, the film is a contemporary nod to the rich tradition of experimental Scandinavian children television form the 1970'sRead More
Growlab is a small design studio truly dedicated to find new ways of making our cities better and more sustainable. Mads Pålsrud and Tabea Glahs founded Growlab in 2012 with a shared passion for solving social issues with design thinking. We went to talk to Mads and Tabea about how they use design and what they want to achieve with their approach.Read More
For an exclusive night at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Stockholm the exhibition "A colour composition – New Norwegian design" will present the best of new Norwegian design and crafts today.
It will be carefully curated and exhibited in the historical building from 1953 by Norwegian architect Knut Knutsen. The exhibition will be curated and styled by the well-renowned duo Kråkvik & D’Orazio, and will be shown as part of an evening event exclusively for relevant design, architecture and lifestyle media and interior architects during Stockholm Design Week. It will be open to the public on Thursday the 9th and Friday the 10th of February.Read More