The Photograph Gallery
Danish ceramist and designer Ole Jensen merges his schooling and love of conventional crafts with a contemporary sense of minimalism that brings simply sufficient to the design with out going excessive. After graduating from the Design Faculty in Kolding, Denmark in 1985, after which from The Royal Academy of Wonderful Arts, Copenhagen in 1990, Jensen has been making a reputation for himself together with his works in clay, for which he creates all of his manufacturing prototypes and restricted version objects, and his collaborative work with corporations like Royal Copenhagen, Normann Copenhagen, Muuto, and Louis Poulsen Lighting A/S. With a give attention to supplies and an object’s performance, his work types a cohesive theme of being each sculptural and utilitarian. Let’s take a peek contained in the world of Ole Jensen on this week’s Friday 5.
1. The household automotive in entrance of the studio. Despite the fact that we might handle with no automotive, I merely needed to personal a Fiat Multipla. How comfortable I used to be once I first noticed the mannequin in 1998. Probably the most incredible automotive design of current occasions. Italian at its greatest, and no pains spared on its shapes.
2. My 15-yr-previous Yves Saint Laurent boots have executed properly. And are nonetheless going robust!
three. I purchased the Adidas jacket in Tokyo. Truly as a gift for our son. However he wasn’t the slightest bit desirous about having it. He thought it was too bizarre. So now it’s mine. I feel it represents a incredible mix of excessive-tech, branding, and folklore.
four. My new cycle and new canine. The cycle is a Danish-constructed BULLITT service cycle. Extraordinarily sensible on the town. The canine is a Danish-Swedish Farmdog. Additionally extraordinarily sensible on the town – and on the bike. And I feel that aesthetically too they go properly with one another.
5. An ideal chair. No one Chair from 2007, designed by Boris Berlin and Poul Christiansen (Komplot Design) and produced by HAY. Made from felt from granulated PET bottles. Companiable, soundless and underplayed – and enjoyable on the similar time too. The canine additionally likes it!