Collectors of Design Classics

The graphic designers Kristin Berg Johnsen and Trond Fasting Egeland live in a townhouse from the late 60s located at Nesodden, a peninsula in the innermost part of the Oslo fjord with a great view overlooking Oslo. The 120 square meters house is divided into four half-floors, has a small, sheltered garden with a greenhouse on the ground level and a spectacular roof terrace as well. The interior is characterized by the designers great interest in design with Scandinavian furniture as a favorite, both new and old classics. In addition, their interest in modern art is visible throughout their home. In the living room a Finn Juhl sofa and chair encircle a round table, also by Finn Juhl, with one of Wegner´s master pieces the Ox Chair as a focal point. Shelves from Montana and USM Haller store design- and books about architecture and underlines the couples creative focus. Lamps from Flos and Artemide and small objects and sculptures on shelves and glass cabinets give an overall and exciting insight in the collectors interest and attention when it comes to details.

Kristin Berg Johnsen works as a freelance designer and creates book covers, illustrations and various artworks, and Trond Fasting is the design manager for fiction and documentary literature at the Norwegian publishing house Gyldendal.

 

In the living room a Finn Juhl sofa and chair encircle a round table, also by Finn Juhl. Shelves from Montana store design- and books about architecture, and underlines the couples creative focus.

Small objects and sculptures on shelves and glass cabinets and a throughout attention on ceramics give an overall and exciting insight in the collectors interest and attention when it comes to details.

Kristin Berg Johnsen works as a freelance designer and creates book covers, illustrations and various artworks, and Trond Fasting is the design manager for fiction and documentary literature at the Norwegian publishing house Gyldendal.