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    KIM THOMÉ

    Photo credit: Mark Cocksedge. Born in Norway and now based in East London, Thomé trained at the Royal College of Art and has gone on to design objects and installations that have garnered international attention. Thomé has designed the Dong series – a hand-spun bowl and vase in anodised aluminium. By tweaking an existing industrial production process, Thomé exaggerates the vessel’s rim to create an effect both aesthetic and functional. DONG Aluminum with anodised finish PROTOTYPE CONTACT kimthome.com @kimthome KIM THOMÉ PRESENTS DONG Photo…

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    English to Norwegian

    English to Norwegian: It is well known that English words occur in many contexts in Norwegian. We can roughly distinguish between two types of occurrences: words that denote things or phenomena for which there is no Norwegian word before, such as podcasting , smoothie or kiteboard , and words where there are already Norwegian alternatives, such as boots , support (support) and loser (loser). The first category usually includes innovations, e.g. in culture and technology. In other words cases where language users use an English word for a cultural or subject-specific…

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    10 Designers of the future

    Cecilie Moi Sindum Cecilie is a well established designer in Norway, creating great commercial successes with the Sentimento and Basic glass series, numerous custom designed products for leading companies in Norway and her own promising design studio in Denmark, set up with her business partner Manolo Folcarelli. She has worked as a designer for 15 years and has a wide ranging experience from product, retail, lighting and interior design to artistic decoration and creating architectural building elements in glass. www.inspireby.com  …

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    Camilla Akersveen

    Camilla graduated with a master’s degree in interior architecture and furniture design from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2014. Using her master’s thesis to design products that stimulate the development of the daily rituals surrounding food. As a designer she aspires to create products that are both playful and esthetic, while also being multifunctional and used in daily life. Camilla usually produces her own prototypes in order to better understand the production processes and how the design…

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    Scraped Mirror by Cecilia Zinyu Zhang

    Born in Beijing, educated in Gothenburg and now based in Bergen, Cecilia Xinyu Zhang brings a multicultural perspective to design, digital interaction and art. Soon to enter production, Scraped Mirror typifies her experimental approach. One version uses scraped mirror film on bent plywood to create a visual transition from wood to mirror surface; the other features polished corroded metal to achieve its mirror effect. SCRAPED MIRROR Plywood, Mirror film, Metal 53 x 58 x 26 cm PROTOTYPE CONTACT ceciliaxinyuzhang.com @cecilia_xinyu_zhang CECILIA ZINYU…