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Exploring Materials: Halves Side Table

An interview with designers Jessica Nakanishi and Jonathan Sabine on their Halves Side Table for Muuto.

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Photo Essay: Light Materiality by Matthew Johnson

A photo essay by New York-based photographer Matthew Johnson, exploring the playful interaction of light and materiality through Muuto’s Visu, Workshop and Cover Chairs.

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Workshop Stories: Christiane Spangsberg

Bringing the concept of our Workshop Chair to the workshops of three Scandinavian creatives. Third story is with Copenhagen-based artist, Christiane Spangsberg.

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A Natural Extension: Loft Bar Stool

Visiting designer Thomas Bentzen in his Copenhagen studio to hear about the ideas that went into his Loft Bar Stool and how one translates a design across multiple forms.

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Workshop Stories: Sigve Knutson

Bringing the concept of our Workshop Chair to the workshops of three Scandinavian creatives. Second  up is Oslo-based experimental designer, Sigve Knutson. 

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A Sculptural Design: Mimic Mirror

Introducing our first design by Normal Studio: Mimic Mirror. Wanting to learn more about the design, we took the hike to Paris to visit the Normal Studio.

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Workshop Stories: Matilda Beckman

Bringing the concept of our Workshop Chair to the workshops of three Scandinavian creatives. First up is Stockholm-based multidisciplinary designer, Matilda Beckman. 

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Playful Hooks: The Dots

With more than 1 million of them around the world, The Dots have become a true Muuto icon through its characterful and functional expression. Wanting to learn more about the design, we visited the site that brings The Dots into the world and spoke to designer Lars Tornøe about his friendly family of coat hooks.

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An Elegant Design Family: Outline Series

Designers Anderssen & Voll on creating families within design, what binds the members of the Outline Sofa family together and its latest member, the Outline Sofa Chaise Longue.

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Photo Essay: Clear Shadows by Tekla Evelina Severin

A photo essay by Swedish creative Tekla Evelina Severin, depicting The Dots through a study of colors and shadows.

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A Welcoming Design: Around Coffee Table

Designer Thomas Bentzen on his Around Coffee Table series, speaking about what makes the design unique and how it initially came to be.

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Aesthetic Order: Folded Shelves

An interview with designer Johan van Hengel on his Folded Shelves for Muuto

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Photo Essay: Definitive Forms by Erica Zhu

A photo essay by photographer Erica Zhu, sharing her perspectives on Muuto designs through a study of forms.

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New Perspectives: David Thulstrup

New Perspectives is a series of profiles on talented people who bring something new to their field and shine through in taking the roads less traveled. A such person is architect David Thulstrup. Here, he speaks on his approach to design and how going to church as a child shaped his way of perceiving design.

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A Tactile Design — Fiber Family

Created by Copenhagen designer duo Iskos-Berlin, the Fiber chair family brings adds new perspectives to the plastic chair through innovative materials and a humble approach to design. Explore the story of Fiber here.

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Refined Simplicity: Loft Chair

Inspired by life’s everyday requirements, designer Thomas Bentzen’s Loft Chair exemplifies honest
design. Get a look inside his Copenhagen studio and hear more about the design here.

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Photo Essay: Bellevue by Simon Heger Knudsen

A photo essay by photographer Simon Heger Knudsen, sharing his perspective on Scandinavian design through the lens of his camera on a brisk autumn day north of Copenhagen.

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Studio Visit: Anderssen & Voll

We visited the studio of designers Anderssen & Voll in Oslo’s Grünerløkka neighborhood to learn more about their Outline Sofa for Muuto.

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Changing Perceptions: Platform Tray

A conversation between designer Sam Hecht and Muuto design director Christian Grosen on Scandinavian design, aesthetic beauty and the Platform Tray.

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A Friendly Light

An interview with designer Jens Fager on his Tip Lamp design for Muuto.

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Tailored Furniture: The Five Pouf

With the Five Pouf, Anderssen & Voll wanted to explore the characteristics of a pentagon-shape through the quilted textile cover—a design that places equal emphasis on craftsmanship and the unique shape of the object.

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Studio Visit: Margrethe Odgaard

Meet designer Margrethe Odgaard in her Copenhagen studio to hear more about her design process and the Ply Rug for Muuto.

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A Salute To The Odd Ones

With a halfway wacky look created by its intersecting seat and backrest, the Nerd Chair pays homage to those who go against the grain.

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Refined Traditions: Push Coffee Maker

For the Push Coffee Maker, Mette Duedahl’s objective was to create an alternative to the traditional press coffee maker.

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Under The Bell

Under The Bell defies the traditional perception of a lampshade, pulling references from architectural cupolas.

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Studio Visit: TAF Architects

We visit designers Gabriella Gustafson and Mattias Ståhlbom in their workspace to learn about their ideas for the Ambit Lamp.

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Comfortably Contemporary

Born from the aspiration of creating a soft and modern wooden armchair, Cover came to life after three years of experimentation by designer Thomas Bentzen.

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In The Workshop

The Workshop design echoes the elementary chair, harking back to the core of the object, conceived at the intersection of functionality and design.

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Muuto Maharam

While founded more than a century apart, Maharam and Muuto are driven to deliver new perspectives while embracing their design heritage. 

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The Harmonious Comfort of a Chair

The Fiber Armchair is an austere design, stripped of all superfluous elements down to a simple core with its seat, back, and armrests woven into a harmonious shell, perfect for nesting yourself into.

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