Peter Opsvik has created products and objects at both ends of the spectrum of Scandinavian Design: Functional and rational - Emotional and expressive
With the industrial design products, Opsvik’s goal is to move us physically.
His art may move us emotionally.
Peter Opsvik is known for chairs such as Tripp Trapp, Capisco, the saddle chair, Variable,
Nomi - and the eye-catching Garden. Peter Opsvik has attempted to overcome our stereotypical sitting habits with his unconventional seating solutions. His work shows how the norms of sitting nicely and sitting still can be broken.
Multipurpose chairs, reusable and renewable materials and timeless design are all together Peter Opsvik's trademark. Peter designs furniture that lasts. Many of them have become icons.
ARTIST AND MUSICIAN
Even though Peter Opsvik is best known as an industrial designer, we have chosen also to present his art work and his contribution to jazz music.