Contemporary Nordic designers are known for their serene, minimal aesthetic and innovative approach to creating pieces of simplistic elegance, from austere lighting designs meant to reflect the quality of light in the northern hemisphere to clean, modern furniture decorating the homes of the region’s most stylish residents.
New Nordic Design is not only a comprehensive guide to Nordic designers practicing today but also a source of minimalist inspiration. Profiles of ten influential Nordic designers complement illustrated profiles of fifty contemporary interior and product designers alongside interviews conducted by Dorothea Gundtoft. In addition, interviews with twenty international commentators place their work in a global context.
a must for anyone looking to expand their understanding of the Scandinavian influence on global handmade and industrial design marketplaces
— American Craft
Dorothea Gundtoft is a fashion stylist, writer, and photographer. Danish by birth, she grew up in southern Spain and is now based between London and Paris. She is the Scandinavian talent ambassador for Vogue and was the curator of Fashion Scandinavia at Somerset House, London. She is also the author of New Nordic Design and Fashion Scandinavia.