The new “New Nordic”
by Uta Abendroth | 8/17/2018
Young Scandinavian labels and their designers are riding the wave of continuing success. But why is it that Neo-Scandinavianism is such a hit?
A hanging lamp with attitude - Normann Copenhagen presents Bau.
Bau is a sculptural hanging lamp designed by Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt, who has combined colour, composition and geometric shapes in a unique and creative design. Bau is a hanging lamp with attitude.
The design is based on interlocking geometric circles, sticking out in all directions. Bau has an immediate pattern that is broken up by the discs' colours, sizes and off-centre linkages, making the lamp living and organic in its expression.
Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt's designs are often based on geometric shapes, and her love for architecture is also reflected in the Bau lamp. In German, Bau means construction, and it is exactly the lamp's construction and composition that create an expression of harmonious disharmonics.
Vibeke Fonnesberg Schmidt explains: "Decoration does not need to be restricted to objects you hang on the wall, but can also form an integral part of more functional objects, such as a table or a lamp. This creates new and exciting opportunities in furnishing. When you move your position in relation to Bau, the tight geometric lines are broken. The sort of experience I want people to have is to see the Bau lamp and wonder what it looks like from the other side. It must appeal to peoples' sense of curiosity."
Bau is a decorative lamp that suits both minimalistic interiors and more daring houses. The Bau lamp is available in two different versions.
|Emission class||A++ - E|
|Stand/ mounting||with pendant hanging|
|Height head of lamp||510 mm|
|Colors||shades of red|
shades of blue
shades of yellow
shades of brown