This stylish publication celebrates the impact of contemporary Nordic style on interiors, furnishings and product design. Its attractiveness lies in the simplicity, attention to detail and high quality of materials that have long been associated with Scandinaviandesign. This book features fifty notable interior and product designers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland. Whether they are well established or up and coming, the designers all share a passionate commitment to an elegant design style with widespread international appeal. New Nordic Design builds on the success of the author’s earlier Fashion Scandinavia, in the same format, while also being completely new with great potential to reach a wide, global audience for whom Scandinavian living is a dream and an aspiration.
- Interviews with fifty Scandinavian designers offer insights into the world of interior and product design, bookended by profiles of influential figures, including such venerable names as Arabia and Artek, as well as international commentators, from stylists (Ilse Crawford) to bloggers (Mia Linnman).
- Features well-established brands and practitioners, including Torbjørn Afdal, Olafur Eliasson, By Lassen and Space Copenhagen, as well as up-and-coming stars such as Lars Beller Fjetland and Emilia Borgthorsdottir.
- Hundreds of vibrant illustrations showcase the coolly refined chic that defines Scandinavian design today.
Introduction • Part 1: Influential Figures • Part 2: The Designers • Part 3: International Commentators
Dorothea Gundtoft is a fashion stylist, writer and photographer. She is the author of Fashion Scandinavia, also published by Thames & Hudson. Her work has appeared in numerous fashion magazines, including British Vogue, Italian Vogue, Dazed & Confused and V magazine, as well as on high-profile fashion websites such as Style.com and Asos.com.