Author Archives: jenny

Accumulations Lamp

By | May 26, 2021

The Accumulations lamp was born during the exhibition with the same name, Accumulations, shown at Olsson & Gerthel in 2020. “The exhibition Accumulations (September 9-26, 2020) at Olsson & Gerthel is based on a library of rejected elements, which through Nordberg’s disruptions are given new function and potential. In the performative presentation, she joints these … Continue reading Accumulations Lamp

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Office Supply

By | April 2, 2021

A set of jewelry done for What Is Gold. A digital vendor and loosely arranged art, craft and design initiative. Independent practitioners and non traditional jewelers are offering artisanal produced items, one-offs and more within jewellery. What Is Gold is the place for rare findings. There are no middle hands and the author of the … Continue reading Office Supply

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The Ghost

By | March 11, 2021

Am I a ghost? For several years, Johnny Ståhl has held a position at my studio. His primary task is to send emails, especially to manufacturers and subcontractors of various kinds. The responses he gets are always helpful, quick and polite. Whenever someone wants to talk to Johnny though, he is never there. He hasn’t … Continue reading The Ghost

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Strategies for moving freely

By | January 12, 2021

Book about the practice of Jenny Nordberg. Published in 2020 by Nilleditions. Buy it here. “Jenny Nordberg is arguably the brightest shining star in contemporary Swedish design. Her experimental and forward looking design practice manages to bring together a series of values that for most designers is very hard to achieve, if not unobtainable – … Continue reading Strategies for moving freely

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Accumulations

By | January 11, 2021

In several of her projects, Jenny Nordberg has composed new objects out of discarded or rejected materials – for example in the exhibitions Omkompositioner (Recompositions) at Rian designmuseum (2014), Most Common Element at OBRA (2018) and Possibilities at stockholmmodern (2020). The unwanted materials she works with can, as the British anthropologist Mary Douglas suggests, be … Continue reading Accumulations

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Tray concept for Vandalorum

By | December 1, 2020

In the beginning of 2020 Jenny Nordberg was commissioned by Vandalorum Art and Design Museum in Värnamo to design their new canteen trays i collaboration with Åry Trays in Nybro, Småland. The trays at Åry usually get their decorative top layer via a printed paper or fabric. Creating a pattern or illustration to be repeated … Continue reading Tray concept for Vandalorum

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Powder Vase

By | April 27, 2020

The Powder Vases by Jenny Nordberg is a part of the limited edition decorative accessory collection curated by Modern Design Review for Hem. Throughout her practice, Nordberg has turned a critical eye on contemporary conditions of production, adopting an experimental and research-based approach. However, finding manufacturers who are willing to experiment is not an easy … Continue reading Powder Vase

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Åker

By | March 23, 2020

ÅKER is a site specific public work done in 2019. Åker means field and the large installation refers to the site where the now 110 meter high property is built. The soil at this specific place was unique and used to be one of the most fertile in Europe. The wooden zigzag panels are covered … Continue reading Åker

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Huck Leber

By | March 17, 2020

Site specific commission for Hallands Konstmsueum (the Art Museum of Halland). Aside from setting the artistic and interior framework, Nordberg also designed all the seating furniture for the new auditorium. The chair collection is based on a short story by the Halmstad-born writer Klara Johanson (1875–1948; pen name Huck Leber) from her book Oskuld och … Continue reading Huck Leber

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INGER pendant

By | March 17, 2020

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