Calm, Cool and Collected: New Designs from Norway is an exhibition that explores the work of seven up-and-coming and emerging Norwegian design studios. Selected by design curator and writer Paul Makovsky, the show surveys the imaginative ways these designers have engaged with sustainability, creating works with an emphasis on functionality and clean, simple lines. More
It features a fresh range of furnishings and products, from hand-blown glass vases to beautifully turned ash bowls, crafted with materials and ideas that reflect the vibrancy and ideas of the Norwegian design scene today. The designers are rising talents in the Norwegian design world–some are recent graduates while others are starting to garner international attention. The exhibition is sponsored by the Norwegian Consulate General in New York and provides an excellent snapshot of contemporary Norwegian design today.