Catching shades: The winter light edit
It’s that time of year again; the clocks went back long ago, and everyone is still joyful from the holiday season filled with long winter walks and warm nights by the fire. With the shortest day having just passed, the precious winter light begins to make magic with the objects it falls upon. Shadows lengthen, and sharp contrasts appear as the sun plays with the passage of time. In celebration of this luminous period, we have taken four of our dearest pieces and framed them in the momentary sunrays.
Hem London pop-up shop: Building the pink counter
Made exclusively for Hem’s London Pop-Up Store, the eye-catching pink counter stands in contrast to the shop’s raw, industrial space, blurring lines between hard and soft. Read the story behind the one-off piece created by design studio Soft Baroque for Hem’s Pop-Up Shop!
At work with: Luca Nichetto
Just in time for the launch of Alphabeta Floor Lamp, we visited the busy Luca Nichetto at his Stockholm atelier to talk about his journey as a designer and the idea behind the Alphabeta Lamps.
The Hem London pop-up shop
Our London Pop-Up Store in Coal Drops Yard was open until the 31st of December, 2018. The Hem classics were on display such as the Log Table, Zig Zag Shelf, and the Alphabeta Floor Lamp!
Meet Anderssen & Voll: the duo behind Hem's Kumo Modular Sofa
The creators of Hem’s newest Kumo Sofa, Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll are among the most prominent Norwegian designers today. Their widely-awarded work stretches over various fields of design, with a firm focus on domestic objects. We recently caught up with the designers in their Oslo-based studio to hear more about the journey with designing the Kumo Sofa.
Ask the designer: Julien Renault
Last week we met up with Julien Renault, designer of the Log Table and Punched Collection at Hem, to visit his studio in Brussels, talk about life and his personal journey into design.