NORWAYxNEW YORK AT SIGHT UNSEEN OFFSITE

Last night I stopped by the Sight Unseen to join the Norway x New York event. 5 teams have been collaborating from across the atlantic to come up with a design to be shown during design week in New York. The event was hosted by the Norwegian Consulate. 

A lot of people showed up for the event.

A lot of people showed up for the event.

Morten&Jonas worked together with Assembly on these amazingly awesome vessels. 

Morten&Jonas worked together with Assembly on these amazingly awesome vessels. 

Silje Nesdal worked together with Farrah Sit on these pieces with a main focus on lines and levels. Photo: nytimes

Silje Nesdal worked together with Farrah Sit on these pieces with a main focus on lines and levels. Photo: nytimes

Bjørn Von der Berg & Bower (Danny Giannella and Tammer Hijazi) worked out these objects. They worked with dark and light wood and came up with a tray, bowl and a vase. Photo: nytimes 

Bjørn Von der Berg & Bower (Danny Giannella and Tammer Hijazi) worked out these objects. They worked with dark and light wood and came up with a tray, bowl and a vase. Photo: nytimes 

Hallgeir Homstvedt & Jonah Takagi worked together and came up with to very different products. A cabinet and a series of vessels. Photo: nytimes

Hallgeir Homstvedt & Jonah Takagi worked together and came up with to very different products. A cabinet and a series of vessels. Photo: nytimes

Vera&Kyte with Ladies&Gentlemen made this cool lamp named "krane". Photo: nytimes

Vera&Kyte with Ladies&Gentlemen made this cool lamp named "krane". Photo: nytimes

Silje Nesdal and Vera Kleppe were among the collaborating designers. 

Silje Nesdal and Vera Kleppe were among the collaborating designers.