Scandinavian design

brief history of Scandinavian design

Between the two World Wars, the designers of all Euoropa manifest a shared desire for modernity and innovation in design. In a new wave trend, at the base of which is the need to put the creative process of design in response to the emerging industrial technologies, Scandinavian designers develop an original style.

The need to keep in mind the cost of mass-production at the base of the new design research, Scandinavia creates lines that enhance the singolarià new releases of the product structures and the natural characteristics of materials used.

In this simbosi between creativity and industrialization Scandinavian design focuses on the creation of forms with soft edges, slight angles, curves and sinuous in creations by light lines, mobidi, and sliding.

Among the many examples of interpretation of this trend is the chair seat to more Chinese Bench (Bench Chinese) made ​​of ash wood from Danish designer Hans J. Wegner in 1946, where the natural color of wood and the soft undulations in harmony with the visible structure of the product.

Further applications of the methodology Scandinavian expand to the plastics processing technologies finding their greatest exponent in the world-renowned Danish designer Verner Panton who carries many creations in various shapes and colors. Starting from the creation of Stacking chair, the first to be produced entirely through the use of a single mold, the chair Panton, further evolution of the technique, and the surreal installations all constitute an excellent example of the interaction between creative expression and technological evolution.