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A Brief History of Nordic Design - Tales by Trees

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The Philosophy of The Nordic Design

Nordic philosophy has a deep respect for functionality, clean lines, and longevity. Nordic design is created to be in harmony with its environment and a direct result of the region's climate.

During the long winter, homemakers maximise the space to reflect as much light as...

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In 1915, a Danish company for decorative arts launched a magazine to promote local craftsmanship.

It was made to compete against the Art Noveau movement. Social commentary pressed more on the arts, which paved the way for Art Deco - an industrially-driven design philosophy.

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  • In the 1930s, artists, inspired by the concepts of Constructivism, Functionalism, and Surrealism, paved the way for Nordic design's iconic milestones.
  • In the 1950s, the Lunning Prize (an equivalent of Nobel Prize) hailed exemplary designers who have given valuable contributions to ...

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  • In Finland, colors and soft textiles pervade the Nordic-themed homes. Intriguing ceramics, glassware, and charming fabric prints permeate this design.
  • In Iceland, the design concept steered the local craftsmen to create their own designs that refle...

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