Ole Jensen designer of Dustpan and Broom winner of Formland Prize 2002
Ole Jensen (b. 1958) is a very recognized Danish developer which learnt at the Arts and Crafts College in Kolding, Denmark, and at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was originally focused on ceramic, but has actually in the future expanded his work significantly. He has taught at numerous layout colleges, showed his jobs around the world and co-founded and offered as a member of several layout associations and councils.Excellent examples of this are products designed for Normann Copenhagen such as the washing-up bowl and brush, the dustpan and broom and the Jensen bowls or the Vitamin Container bowl developed for Muuto. Ole Jensen has actually won many renowned layout honors, consisting of the Formland Prize 2002 (for the dustpan and broom) the Design Plus Award 2002 (for the washing-up bowl), the Design Plus Award 2005 (for the Jensen bowls), the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg’s Prize, the Red Dot Design Award, the If Product Design Award and the Good Design Honor.OJ Floor LampOJ floor lamp has actually been created for Louis Poulsen by the Danish developer Ole Jensen. Ole Jensen is renowned for his "obvious" designs. No one doubts the use of his designs-- they essentially enlighten us concerning it. So exactly what could be more organic compared to him trying his hand at making a light fixture. Really, he wound up with all of three installations: a table light, a wall installation and a flooring lamp. To simplify things, they are all called OJ, the designer's initials. The floor lamp is made from steel and screens a color that concentrates light, a noticeable option considering that it will largely be utilized as reviewing illumination. Its height is 130 centimeters, which specifically associates with the normal seating height of an easy chair.Dustpan and broomThese two simple tools are planned to aid make your day-to-day cleaning much less insignificant and more pleasurable. The dustpan is in all its simplicity created from a piece of flat plastic, with an indentation produced by a basic slit. It likewise has a gap, where you can push the brush take care of to hang the set on the wall. The brush is made of specially-produced wood and Chinese porker bristles, with the lengthy hairs angled around a rod and glued to a wedge in the wooden handle. The dustpan and brush collection was awarded the Formland Prize 2003.Vitamin Container bowlThis dish finds to show fruit and vegetables the regard and atmosphere they should have, as well as adding to their natural charm. The dish has three legs that likewise function as storage space spaces-- maybe one for fruit, one for vegetables and one for fresh spices. With a bit of great will, the bowl helps us take far better treatment of our fruit and veggies, and ourselves.".Washing-up bowl.This washing-up bowl includes a poetic component to a sometimes tiring and repeated regular, and can be qualified as a piece of commercial handicraft. Story behind the style goes as follows: Eventually, while washing up in his kitchen area in the house, Ole Jensen really felt unwilling to put his fragile porcelain and glass straight into the stainless steel sink. He additionally observed that the sink's shape was really stringent in regard to uncommon type of recipes and tableware, and the concept of a versatile washing-up bowl started to materialize in his thoughts. The concept was that the washing-up bowl should adjust its form to whatever object lay in it, so Ole determined to use a versatile material, such as rubber. He then designed the model, hand-working the version on his potter's wheel till the shape was. The washing-up brush is made from Chinese pig bristles bent and glued to the timber. The brush is generated baseding on old production strategies. The washing-up bowl was granted the prominent International Design Plus Prize in 2002.