JONAS WAGELL ON HIS TEA SET DESIGN "
Bulky has a colourful and expressive design with slightly oversized details. Its playful form is inspired by fairy tales and children’s story books where things and shapes were exaggerated and emphasized to fit a kid’s wild imagination. The name Bulky further underlines the over-dimensioned and friendly proportions of the tea set.”
grey, white, yellow
teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug, cookie jar, tea cups
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graduated from Konstfack in 2007, and is considered one of Sweden’s most promising designers. He has also been named one of the ”World’s hottest young architects” by Wallpaper*.
ON HIS DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
My design is focused on functional items rather than artistic objects. I appreciate products that can be used every day and be part of people’s lives. I believe affection and emotion is more important than exclusivity and expensive materials. My aim is to create simplistic objects that are easy to understand and use, but try to add something warm and human - a certain character or personal DNA, if you will. I like to call this philosophy
ON NEW NORDIC DESIGN
MUUTO products by Jonas Wagell:
Bulky tea set