Silje Nesdal

Norwegian designer Silje Nesdal debuted at Northern with her hand-blown glass pendant lamp Reveal, making impact from the very start. The lamp showcases the designer’s cross-disciplinary skill set, which results from her studies in furniture design, interior architecture, fashion and textiles. Silje was born in the Norwegian fjords and grew up in a community with a rich heritage of textile design and woodworking. She finds inspiration in traditional craftsmanship, which she combines with new techniques to create furniture and lighting designs. Through research, testing and prototyping, Silje finds ways to combine new techniques with time-honoured craftsmanship. The streamlined products that result explore fresh approaches to contemporary design.