Posted October 23rd, 2009 by holly@huset 1 Comment »
Norway has always had a strong tradition of crafts and workmanship but has been overshadowed in design by its Scandinavian neighbors. In a bid to save these old-time skills, the country has spawned a new generation of artisans who are producing some exquisite products in small batches. Here are a few of our favorite ladies.
Glassware is an old Norwegian industry that has faded away, but with these hypnotically beautiful pieces from Anne Haavind taking inspiration from the Norwegian landscape, we think the industry may be on the rebound
Kjersti Johannessen has a similar glacial touch to her striking glass pieces.
Ceramics is also coming on strong with blazing white porcelain absolute minimal products from Sara Skotte.
And quaint traditional Elfin designs from Wik & Walsoe.
Combining traditional wooden veneer …