The Bjork collection is based on a wool weave, combined with leather details. The Björk rug forms a calm surface in the room that is as natural as stone or wood. The expression of the woven structure is inspired by the black and white trunk of the birch tree ("Björk" in Swedish) and the leather represents the inside of the bark.
The marbled effect in Björk's colour is created by interweaving wool yarns of different colours in the weft. Wool is known not only for its softness, but also for its intrinsic resistance to soiling thanks to its natural oils. All Bjork products are hand-woven, which makes each one unique. The whiteness of the wool yarns can also differ depending on the time of year when the sheep are shorn.
The Bridge tray can also be used as a small table anywhere. Simply take it with you and use it on the ground, outside in the garden, on the balcony, on a bed or on a table. It was born in Taiwan, where Carina Seth Andersson and five Swedish designers were invited by the NTCRI (Taiwan's National Crafts Research and Development Institute) to create contemporary interpretations of traditional Taiwanese lacquerware. Now in finely grained oak plywood that evokes a natural Scandinavian look. A flexible piece of furniture that makes it easy to use any space. "I often work sitting on the floor," explains Carina Seth Andersson, "and I prefer not to risk knocking things over by lifting a tray in the corner or tripping over protruding handles.
Materials 100% wool with leather trim.
Bridge Tray – Lacquered oak
Lena Bergström has a deep knowledge of craftsmanship and a great respect and love for the materials she works with, whether glass, metal or textiles. The Basket rug is made entirely by hand and is reminiscent of the hand-woven baskets of yesteryear. The special hand tufting technique extends in different directions to enhance the three-dimensional feel of Basket. The new colours are a grey-brown, which blends well with the grey and brown-beige colours, and dark green. Several yarns in different shades create the desired shine. The rug is then carefully hand-cut to form a graphic trompe-l'oeil pattern that pays homage to Swedish craft traditions such as birchbark baskets and backpacks. Sharp angles and soft transitions play a part in a shadow play that is both illusion and reality.
Carina Seth Andersson
Carina Seth Andersson is a Swedish designer known for her distinctive yet useful objects in glass, ceramics and sometimes textiles. Her design process is about reduction, finding the balance between simplicity and meaningful form to result in pieces that have a timeless quality.
Carina works on commissions from a wide range of Scandinavian and international design producers, as well as in her studio in Gustavsberg, a region famous for its porcelain production in the Stockholm archipelago. Carina holds an MFA from Konstfack and teaches at Beckmans College of Design and various design courses throughout Sweden. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. Her work is also part of the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and the Designmuseum Danmark in Copenhagen.