Designers Saturday Best Talents 2015

Designers Saturday Awards – Best Talents is the industry’s recognition and encouragement to young performers, and both design students and up and coming designers were invited to participate in the competition. All students and professional designers graduated the last five years were encouraged to submit their contributions. After the deadline the 1st of June, the contributions was assessed by a special committee, and 32 products were selected to be part of  the Awards exhibitions during Designers Saturday 5th to 6th of September. A jury consisting of jury chairman and industrial designer Francisco Gomez Paz, Synnøve Kjerstad (Inspirasjons- og kompetansesenteret for Norsk Møbelindustri AS) and Bonytt editor Kriss Daatland picked three winners, who were announced during the opening ceremony at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts on Designers Friday September 4th. Åsmund Engesland came in 1st with his Lokee Table, followed by Vera & Kyte and their room divider Apparel and Kristin Hærnes Ihlens coffee set in porcelain.



Åsmund Engesland – Lokee Table


Vera & Kyte – Apparel


Kristin Hærnes Ihlen – coffee set in porcelain


Morten Skjærpe Knarrum & Jonas Norheim – UP&DOWN 


Morten Skjærpe Knarrum og Jonas Norheim – The Hoff


Vera & Kyte (Vera K. Kleppe og Åshild Kyte) – Subsea Coffee


Adrian Finnanger – Figure Lamp