The 2015 Holiday Issue has been sent! For this issue, we decided to include our favorite minimalist holiday objects, valued at $98+.
Lysestage NO 1
Retail Value: $22
Nicholas Oldroyd's studio in Copenhagen draws on inspiration from his life discoveries within the Nordic Culture, emphasizing on the aesthetics of simple design.
The Lysestage could not better embody Nicholas' mission. The candleholder comes from his experience of Danish hygge, or "coziness", perfect for the holidays. Each candleholder is cleverly formed from a single piece of metal wire. Plus, that cool package that it came in was done in collaboration with a socially responsible organization employing special needs individuals.
Here are a few ways to style your Lysestage and channel Danish hygge!
Concrete Diamond Pendants
Pasinga | London, UK | @Pasinga_art
Retail Value: $19
Antje Nixdorf of Pasinga in London blends fine art with raw materials for her designs. Her items have been featured in ELLE Decor, Wylde, Style at Home, Hello!, and a vast, vast array of interior design blogs around the world.
We wanted to include not just ornaments, but something that was more practical and applicable year-round. These ornaments are a statement in themselves and can be used on a Christmas tree, flowers, table decorations, or simply as paper-weights. The concrete goes with any color and adds timeless elegance, as well as a high-end finish.
Normann Copenhagen | Copenhagen, DK | @Normanncph
Retail Value: $55
Normann Copenhagen is one of the largest players in Scandinavian design. Creating bold, eye-catching designs that challenge conventional thinking, it is hard not to be mesmerized by their products and catalogues.
The Brilliant Box is inspired by precious stones. We chose the elegant green for the holidays. The boxes are meant to be used to store anything from jewelry to keys, coins, cotton balls... you name it. Our favorite method is storing fancy treats or candy, especially during the holidays. When the box is not in use, you can just place in the windowsill or foyer for a decorative (and regal!) addition.
Nina Schmalenbach | Göteborg, SE | @schmalenbachnina
And last! Our Holiday card. Nina Schmalenbach is a textile designer from Germany working and living in Göterborg, Sweden. We chose her lovely postcards with watercolor and gauche designs for the background of the Norsebox holiday card!
Here is a PDF for the designer bios:
This quarter's box has many styling options! Post your photo to Instagram with #HolidayNorsebox2015 and we will send the winner a fun prize.
Also, we love feedback! Please send any comments, ideas here!
Tack så mycket!
Elise & the Norsebox Team