Ten furnishings and accessories created by Scandinavian studios and craftspeople

Ten furnishings and accessories created by Scandinavian studios and craftspeople

Dezeen Showroom: following 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen, we’ve rounded up ten products that were launched at this year’s edition, alongside those that have been recently released by Nordic brands.

The following products are drawn from the catalogues of Scandinavian brands including Sweden-based furniture maker Asplund, Danish company Frandsen and Norwegian design studio Plesner Patterns.

From cosy blankets and playful daybeds to 3D-printed chairs and richly-coloured paints, the products are united by their Scandinavian origins and subsequent understated and refined designs.

Read on to see more products, lighting and furniture pieces by designers and brands based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Paint by Blēo

Paint by Blēo

Paint brand Blēo – based in Copenhagen – has developed a catalogue of paints that all come in purpose-created boxes that have both practical and aesthetic purposes.

The paints are available in a wide spectrum of colours and tones, some of which are included as part of bespoke palettes curated by leading designers.

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Kelp chair by Interesting Times Gang

Kelp chair by Interesting Times Gang

A variety of brown seaweed called Nordic sugar kelp constitutes this biomorphic chair created by Swedish design studio Interesting Times Gang.

The aptly named Kelp chair is 3D-printed using a bioplastic containing the plant, and is biodegradable at the end of its lifespan, according to the brand.

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Heritage throw by Plesner Patterns

Heritage throw by Plesner Patterns

Norwegian design studio Plesner Patterns looked to traditional Nordic carving and weaving craft practices when creating its soft Heritage throws.

Each blanket is made using 100 per cent merino wool. Users can choose between four colourways that all aim to evoke feelings of cosiness and comfort.

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Landskab rugs by Cecilie Manz for Kasthall

Landskab rugs by Cecilie Manz for Kasthall

Swedish brand Kasthall worked with Danish designer Cecilie Manz on a collection of four textural rugs that employ two styles of weaving techniques.

Landskab rugs encompass four styles – hand-tufted Spire and Ålegræs have a thick pile, and Korn and Gryn have a thinner, flatwoven appearance.

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Pause bench by Asplund

Pause bench by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Asplund

Swedish studio Broberg & Ridderstråle has designed a multifunctional wooden bench for furniture brand Asplund that combines seating with a surface on which to store and display items.

Pause bench has a flat top with a cushioned seating pad to one side, which creates a comfortable place to perch.

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Sora light by Fung + Bedford for Frandsen

Sora light by Fung + Bedford for Frandsen

Danish brand Frandsen worked with UK-based design duo Fung + Bedford on a statement pendant lamp informed by the delicate nature of origami.

The Sora light contains an LED strip that casts a warm glow through the angular folds and across its wing-like sides, giving it an appearance of weightlessness.

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Pluralis table by Kasper Salto for Fritz Hansen

Pluralis tables by Kasper Salto for Fritz Hansen

Industrial designer Kasper Salto worked with Danish brand Fritz Hansen on a range of tables for the workplace that come in a range of sizes to cater to various functions.

Pluralis tables come in freestanding and wall-mounted iterations that have either rectilinear and diamond-shaped tabletops, which help enhance sightlines between users.

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Frame Low coffee table by John Pawson for Nikari

Frame Low coffee table by John Pawson for Nikari

Designer John Pawson worked with Finnish wood furniture brand Nikari on a square coffee table with a low profile that is made from solid timber.

The Frame Low coffee table comes in three formats – one with half a lower shelf, one with a full lower shelf and one with no shelf – that share an understated and slimline composition.

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A cluster of five Able chairs by Blå Station

Able chair by Blå Station

A metal frame is contrasted by a taut fabric seat and backrest in Swedish furniture brand Blå Station’s Able chair.

The chair has interchangeable parts, including feet that can be replaced by castors, and comes in a selection of playful colourways and upholstery options.

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White Dag daybed by Teresa Lundmark and Gustav Winsth for Gärsnäs

Dag daybed by Teresa Lundmark and Gustav Winsth for Gärsnäs

Swedish furniture maker Gärsnäs collaborated with designers Teresa Lundmark and Gustav Winsth on a daybed characterised by its pill-shaped pillows.

The Dag daybed has a slatted beech wood frame reminiscent of Japanese carpentry that supports its plump cushions, which provide an inviting place to recline.

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