Author Archives: jenny

Open Infinity

By | February 19, 2022

Open Infinity’s shape is directly picked up from a container and then reproduced fifty times over. The curve’s predetermined shape makes the design process more effective as many steps can be excluded. The result is a suggestion — ”it could be like this” The 100% scrap-based steel wire is bent into shape in Värnamo, Småland. … Continue reading Open Infinity

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Positive Enough

By | February 11, 2022

– How do you decide if a smile is true ”One early morning during the covid winter of 2021 I had a rich and vivid dream. I woke up with a clear image of a smiling chair with alluring eyes. I tried to draw it immediately but it was impossible to describe and capture the … Continue reading Positive Enough

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By | February 8, 2022

Designer of the year – Swedish Design Awards by RUM 2022 So happy. So honored. Thank you to the jury and to byRUM ❤ WATCH VIDEO >>> Motivation: With inspiring playfulness, Jenny Nordberg has taken on everything from lamps made of leftover metal to jewelery made of composite office material. With her creative approach to … Continue reading 22.02.03 DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

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By | September 19, 2021

A 2 meter long cup made during Covid 2021 for the Between Objects project. Shown at The Classen Library during Copenhagen Art Week and at QB Gallery in Oslo, Norway.

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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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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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