Note Design Studio

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Nebra Candleholder

10 December, 2015

In our first collaboration with the Swedish chain Indiska, a brand with over 90 stores across Scandinavia, we were challenged to create a candle holder that works as a traditional advent candlestick but also remains relevant after…

Designer of the Year 2015

8 December, 2015

We are proud and extremly happy to have received the “Designer of the Year” award by the prestigious Swedish magazine Residence with the following motivation: “The studio is a vitamin injection into the Swedish design scene, in everything…

Shrine

8 December, 2015

Whatever is special to you right now at this very moment – a photograph, or a leaf picked on an autumn walk – put it on display in Shrine. With Shrine we had an idea of creating an object…

Inner City Blue

30 November, 2015

We have made our first private residence project. It is a large loft in Stockholm, in the area of Södermalm called Sofo.

Dorset Series

10 September, 2015

Another Country owes much to Dorset. The unspoiled countryside, charming villages and steep, chalky coastline of the region have been a continuous source of inspiration, so in celebration of our fifth birthday we have commissioned a group of…

Nepal Projects

3 September, 2015

Note have teamed up with Danish design brand Menu and 3 other pioneering design studios in Copenhagen and Stockholm, to head the design process of an on-going development project in Nepal. The 4 design studios – Norm…

Zorro Table

8 June, 2015

For the French editeur de design La Chance we created a new series of tables named Zorro, inspired by the character created by pulp writer Johnston McCulley and especially his distinctive mark – the Z made with…

Dalslandsstugan 2.0

5 June, 2015

Designing a house, a place to live in has been a recurring topic in our creative sessions at the office. About two months a go we found an architectural competition organised by the Dalsland region and the Swedish architects…

Tonella

5 June, 2015

Sancal started out manufacturing classic, French-style chairs. Four decades on, we have decided to revisit our origins and borrow from the past. Our studio was selected to give the project a fresh, innovative angle.  

Camper Shop-in-shop

11 May, 2015

Camper, the Spanish shoe producer with high design ambitions, invited us to create a new concept for their shop-in-shop stores. The shops will be placed in the nationwide department store El Corte Ingles. The concept we created is…

Bookbinders Design

11 May, 2015

For Bookbinders Design we have created a new store concept and new ways to display their high quality hand bound products and accessories. We created a clean setting, with distinct communication, pushing for sales but also areas functioning as…

The Swimmers

20 March, 2015

Every body of water is connected to every other by the physical processes of evaporation, condensation and rain fall. The mass of water on Earth remains constant but moves between the major bodies of ice, fresh water,…

Greenhouse 2015

19 March, 2015

In 2015 we did our last design for the Greenhouse exhibition of the Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. This time, we have chosen to focus on the product and the designer. A visit to Greenhouse should be like stepping into…

Domestic Science

3 February, 2015

We together with cooking studio Aveqia and the magazine Tidskriften Rum for the 2015 Stockholm Design week created the concept Domestic Science. The tastes of scandinavia. Two strong trends in recent years has been Scandinavian design and…

Elements lamp series

2 February, 2015

Elements is a complete family of lamps originating from our fascination for the Nordic mountains and its light. When we started the process designing this new serie our thoughts went directly to the relation we have with…

No-No tables

2 February, 2015

No-No tables are a result of the meeting between two Scandinavian design studios and an old italian floor. During a visit in Milan, Kristoffer Fagerström stumbled upon the most fantastic old and patinized marble floor. “The tilting…

Pur

2 February, 2015

Pur is a wooden chair designed to have a universal appeal, suitable for a variety of situations yet still with a strong personality. The chair is something we use in our everyday life. We often take it…

Sling

2 February, 2015

This is our second project for the classic Swedish brand Fogia. After last year’s design of the Rise sofa we were asked to draw a lounge chair. It should have high comfort but still be smaller than…

Shell

2 February, 2015

Shell stool has the clean lines and innovative combination of materials that are the signature features of Scandinavian design. Like a chair, Shell has a back and front, with a hint of an upward slope at the rear…

Note at Stockholm Furniture Fair

26 January, 2015

In 2015 We will design Greenhouse, Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair’s hall for promising young designers. This time, we have chosen to focus on the product and the designer. A visit to Greenhouse should be like stepping…

Point of View

23 September, 2014

POV – 360 different candleholders in one. The name POV is short for ”Point of View”. In the movies the POV is right where the camera is aiming. The eye of the viewer. And depending on that…

Fine Food

24 August, 2014

For this interior we were inspired by a beautiful photo series of the misty Death Valley by Jordan Sullivan, capturing the subtle variation and soft color changes of daylight that turns the harsh landscape into a poetic,…

Fuse

10 July, 2014

Pendant lamp for E-xt. Inspired by traditional Italian craftsmanship and mixed with Nordic simplicity, Fuse is a lamp in which the tactility of the materials plays an essential role. The result is a soft porcelain pendant lamp…

SAM

30 June, 2014

SAM – a shortening of “samarbete”, which means “collaboration” in Swedish. Is a brand new range of versatile tables from Fogia, designed in collaboration with Andreas Engesvik (NO) and Stefan Borselius (SE) The tables are visually light…

ATG HQ

23 April, 2014

As the conceptual title might imply, Stockholm based Note Design Studios work for Swedish company ATG, could have been an easy and smooth project, a walk in the park. Note was commissioned by horse racing and betting company ATG…

MCE Lamps

8 April, 2014

The design of the wooden frame was inspired by the mathematical illustrations and optical illusions by M.C.Escher, Oscar Reuterswärd and their likes, hence the name MCE Lamp. Of course this ”impossible” frame is nothing but possible and…

Platel

8 April, 2014

Innovative, versatile and “new-sophisticated”. Joining aesthetics and functionality, this piece enables you to have your favourite garments on hand at all times. Platel aims to maximize the space of the house in a original way. The platel…

Åkerlapp

10 February, 2014

A limited edition collection of linen in cooperation between Växbo Lin and Note Design Studio. Åkerlapp is inspired by the farming society´s habit to make do and mend. Note created an opportunity for the classic and premium quality…

Greenhouse 2014

10 February, 2014

For this year´s fair, we wanted to highlight the social aspect of exhibiting, and to manifest Greenhouse as an international meeting point. Young designers from around the world gathered at Greenhouse to meet visitors, press and each…

Silo

10 February, 2014

A small, iconic fixture inspired by the classical silhouette of a grain silo. This shape was refined during the design phase to finally become SILO – a minimalistic pendant with a distinct industrial character. SILO, with its…

Crop

5 February, 2014

A lamp series with a heritage. Crop is inspired by an earlier, now expired lamp model from Örsjö early years. In a dark corner in one of Örsjös workshops, an old lamp shade was found. The classic…

Area

5 February, 2014

Area is a series of smaller tables that accompany Fogias other products well. Consisting of two sizes and a rich, subtle color scheme, the tables can be combined together to fine compositions of round shapes overlapping each…

Rise

5 February, 2014

Rise is a classic, elegant sofa with a strong individual expression. It carries the Scandinavian identity through its distinct base in wood, where the soft upholstered shape rests on top, with a characteristic tension in its high…

Beetle

5 July, 2013

For the launch of the Danish company Paper Collective first collection we have created a serie of posters under the name BEETLE. The Beetle posters are characterized by overprinted colours and slight color field mismatches to emphasize…

Suburbia

7 April, 2013

With inspiration from the iconic Uten.Silo by Dorothee Becker for Vitra, Suburbia is a new interpretation of this functional wall storage. We added a playful and architectonic touch to the product, by creating a small neighborhood in which…

Greenhouse 2013

27 February, 2013

Greenhouse is Stockholm Furniture & light fair arena for independent designers and design schools. We were thrilled when we were asked to create Greenhouse 2013! We immediately felt we wanted to infuse the concept with a sense…

Step

9 February, 2013

Step is a generous ceramic bathroom basin with a unique feature of two levels inside the sink. The upper level with a removable wooden decking creates a tactile drying surface and storage area for bathroom accessories. With…

Dezibel

6 February, 2013

Dezibel is a floor placed sound absorber for Swedish producer ZilenZio. They are well known for not compromising with the sound absorbing qualities of their screens, and this is visible in the thickness of the screens of…

Vinge

9 January, 2013

With an unadorned exterior our studio has created Vinge, a table lamp with a movable wing that encourages interaction. The function of dimming the light is moved to the wing – which can be rotated 180° around…

Hook

9 January, 2013

Bicycle stands are a staple of the city landscape. Their functional shapes are easy to distinguish, and the lateral line-ups they form in urban centres are hard to miss. With this in mind, Note set out to…

Camper Store Malmö

2 January, 2013

For the establishment of a Camper store in Malmö, Sweden, Note wanted to create a space that conveyed the wayward energy in many of the Camper shoes, but still an environment where the products remained in focus….

Boet

3 September, 2012

This is Boet (meaning Nest in swedish), a stool inspired by the birds´home among the trees. Elevated, protected, carried by a strong tree, you find the soft, rounded shape of the nest. Materials with different functions creates…

Lokasalongen

3 September, 2012

Amid the magical Bergslagen is Loka Brunn. As long as a thousand years ago people came to Loka Brunn to drink the fresh and clean water, which, according to legend, gave strength and power. Maybe it’s a myth, maybe not. What is true however is that every little drop Loka comes from Loka Brunn. Since…

Teluria

3 September, 2012

An original ”Tellurion” is a mechanical representation of the Earth-Moon-Sun system that reproduces the relative movement of the three bodies. The model visualizes the causes of night and day, solar and lunar eclipses and the phases of…

Bolt

17 April, 2012

Ambitious new french producers La Chance presents Bolt as part of their premiere collection Jekyll & Hyde. Bolt is a stool with a simple construction: four cylinders of solid wood are held together by a metal ring. The…

Tembo

14 March, 2012

Ambitious new french producers La Chance presents Tembo as part of their premiere collection Jekyll & Hyde. Tembo is a stool made of stacked pieces of wood, metal and cork. This “modern totem” has a playful and…

Trapets

6 March, 2012

Toulouse 1859 – a young daredevil soars through the air on a wooden pole attached to two long ropes above his father’s swimming pool. The wayward hobby premiered that year at Cirque Napoleon in Paris and was…

Below the Snow

20 January, 2012

Feverish activity abounds beneath layers of snow in Below the Snow. Last year’s crops decay to give life and sustenance to this spring’s grass and to tender shoots. Just like under the snow, you’ll find muted pastels…

ATG IT Office

17 November, 2011

When we redesigned the IT department of Swedish company ATG the requirements from the client were many: a high functioning, professional open work space for 50 co-workers, with good acoustics and lighting, but also with many open…

Svensk Travsport HQ

25 September, 2011

Sweden is the third biggest trotting country in the world – after the US and France – and the organization Svensk Travsport (Swedish Trotting) has been the central organization since 1952. When they relaunched their brand, they…

Avanza Bank HQ

24 August, 2011

The new head office for the Sweden based Avanza Bank covers an area of 4000 m2 spread over seven floors. The space reflects the characteristics of the bank; young, flexible, modern and non-traditional. But as you would…

Keybroker

18 March, 2010

Shortly after startup, Keybroker was a company in rapid expansion competing on a newly awake market with search engine optimization. A large part of our work focused on finding effective structures for office space where the different…

Johan & Nyström Concept Store Stockholm

17 January, 2009

Johan & Nyströms basic idea is to spread the art of good tea and coffee culture. This is the main purpose of this space located in the centre of Stockholm. Here you can join their barista classes,…