Danish designer, Margrethe Odgaard, keeps searching for new ways to use colour & pattern – from her dichroic glass door & window to her tablecloths with woven pattern showing how to set a table. See Blogroll for a link.

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Rite-Rite site-specific door:  Birch, acrylic glass, dichroic filter, yellow carbonated steel.  ‘The door was created for Odgaard’s solo exhibition at Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, and stages a door frame with two doors opening in opposite directions. The doors of acrylic glass has a dichroic filter, activating the natural light in the room in an optic play of colour, transparency and reflection. The light is reflected differently according to where you are in the room and casts coloured shadows.’ Made in collaboration with Rasmas Bækkel Fex /

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RITE window – acrylic glass, dichroic & sand blasted filter. ‘RITE is a site-specific window created for the curated Reform Design Biennale in Kinfolk Gallery. It stages a window opening between hallway and living room, and activates the natural light in the room in an optic play of colour, transparency and reflection. The light is reflected differently according to where you are in the room and casts coloured shadows.’ /

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Reykjavik day bed – Dinsesen douglas (timber), wool upholstery, foam. ‘Reykjavik is inspired by the architecture of Reykjavik, where wood constructions meet sinus curved aluminium panels and coloured roofs. The mattress can be flipped for another colour balance.’ In collaboration with Chris L. Halstrom /

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Blueprint Taffel table & napery – ‘designed and screen printed six tables with a blueprint grid of lines for table setting, as well as damask napking with a blueprint pattern according to the folds of a bishop fold.’ In collaboration with furniture designer Chris Liljenberg Halstrøm /

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Taffel tablecloth – 100% cotton, damask woven. ‘The way we set the table follows a certain pattern. Taffel collection is a story about our history, making us conscious of the unconscious patterns of behavior that lie within us when setting the table. The table cloth has a woven pattern with guidelines for table setting, and the three different napkin folds have guidelines for napkin folding’. For Georg Jensen Damask /

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Fold Unfold Fly limited edition tablecloth – 100% cotton, digital printed with reactive dye. ‘The shadow of the folds merge into the printed pattern and forms a subtle and poetic surface in the table cloth Fold Unfold Fly” /

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Fold Unfold tablecloth for Hay – 100% cotton digital printed with reactive dye – ‘folds become a part of the pattern instead of the annoying side effect of keeping the table cloth folded in the closet’ /

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Navajo Drawings  – wood sticks, gouache, glue – ‘comes from my fascination of the traditional navajo weavings of the American Indians. By replacing the thread with 6×6 mm wooden sticks, the drawings open up in the room and become three dimensional and abstract figure’ /

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‘Rise and Fall of the Heeringbone – of wood sticks, gouache glue, ‘is a giant heeringbone weave constructed of 400 m wooden sticks in dialogue with the wooden heeringbone floor of Charlottenborg Kunsthal’

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