We want to look into the relation between man and nature. Nature has become cultural and culture has become natural. Cultivation of nature demands tools of different kinds.
Our approach is about being pragmatic, realistic or hopefully poetic while emphasising the importance of decisiveness, craftsmanship and material.
He graduated in 2000 with a Masters degree in Design and founded in the same year Norway Says. In 2009, after 6 successful years, as a company, Andreas Engesvik went solo and founded his new studio ANDREAS ENGESVIK, OSLO.
His studio is working in various fields of design ranging from furniture and tableware to industrial design for various international clients such as Iittala, Muuto, FontanaArte, Ligne Roset and Asplund.
Awards (a selection): Red Dot Award 2012 & 2014, Elle Decoration Award (Norway) – Furniture of the year 2013, Designer of the Year 2012 & 2013, Bo Bedre Magazine awards, ICFF Editors Award, best textile, New York 2013, Designer of the Year 2012, Elle Decoration Award, Oslo 2012, IF Product Design Award 2010, Wallpaper design Award 2009, (best light) 2009, Torsten & Wanja Søderberg Award, Sweden 2007, Wallpaper design Award 2004, (best sofa) 2004, The Bruno Mathsson Award, Sweden 2004.
Andreas Engesvik was in 2012 appointed as Guest Professor at The University College of Arts, Crafts and Design (Konstfack) in Stockholm.
Webpage : www.andreasengesvik.no