So happy with my new brand in the collection: The Bunad Blankets from Mandal Veveri from Norway.
Designer Andreas Engesvik:
Bunad Blankets (Bunadspledd) is a series of blankets launched during the London Design Festival, September 2012. The first Bunad Blankets we will show are based on bunad motifs from five different regions in
Setesdal, Nordland, Fusa, Bringeklut from West Telemark, and mens bunad from
The Idea for the Bunad Blankets came about one Christmas Eve a couple of years ago. I was sitting in the kitchen – surrounded by my girlfriend, her mother and her sister with husband. They were all wearing bunads from Setesdal. I sat in a chair while the others stood and walked around me. The abundance of colors, stripes and details where overwhelming. It hit me then, that bunads can be experienced as colors composed on a surface.
The blankets measure
130 cm x 200 cm (without fringes) 100% wool
Will be shown at the Spring Fair at the Trade Mart in Utrecht NL-
X5. F625 - 3rd, 4th and 5th of March 2013