KHiB-students to show prototypes at Furniture Fair in New York
Five bachelorstudents in design have been chosen to present their prototypes of furniture objects at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York from 19 to 22 May 2012.
Image (top): Silje Nesdal, Martin Rygner and Cathrine
Bækken. Foto: Peter Klasson
The students have been picked out by famous editor of design magazine Metropolis, Paul J. Makovsky. The event is staged by Federation of Norwegian Industries in collaboration with the Norwegian Embassy in Washington.
- It's great that our BA students will be exposed at such an important international arena, says Professor Dave Vikøren at the Dept of Design. He has followed several of the students closely and is proud of what they have achieved.
The exhibitiors are:
- Cathrine Bækken
- Lars Beller Fjetland
- Martin Rygner
- Natasha B Crona
- Silje Nesdal
In addition, former KHiB-students Morten Knarrum and Jonas Nordheim of the Design Incubator in Bergen will also be presenting their works.
Many of the students have allready shown their work at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in February 2012.
About the ICFF
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair hosts over 500 exhibitors from 30 countries at The Javits Center in New York. They are expecting over 25 000 visitors in the three-day long opening period.
ICFF in New York (international website)