"Beneath The Surface" Rectangle Tray, light blue

by Theodora Alfredsdottir

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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 14x26x3
Material : Jesmonite
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The two “Beneath the Surface” trays respond to a brief set for the group show “Hæ / Hi” that examines Friendship / Introduction.

Over time, intimacy grows within friendships, we allow people to get closer to us – dropping our guard and revealing all the complex layers and intricacies that help comprise us. The same can be said for the trays – initially, the viewer notices the overall shape, colour(s), and materials. It is only upon closer inspection that intricate shapes and forms under the tinted glass become apparent and are brought to life through the play of light and shadow.

Jesmonite and glass.

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Weight 1,5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 6 cm
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About the designer


Theodora Alfredsdottir

Theodora is an Icelandic product designer based in London. She holds a bachelor’s degree in product design from the Iceland Academy of the Arts and a master’s degree in Design Products from the Royal College of Art in London in 2015.

Theodora’s work revolves around the narrative an object can inhabit and exploring ways of objectifying that narrative. She\'s interested in the way an object can act as documentation of it’s manufacturing process; a record of what went on between the machine, tools, craftsman and material as well as it can communicate it’s origin and former life. That often leads to discovery of unexpected qualities as well as it gives the user a subtle opportunity to reconsider our material world and explore value in a different way.

Curated by

Presenting “PROXIMITY”, a collection created in collaboration with Southern Sweden Design Days showcasing a selection of new work from ten designers and studios. As a whole, the collection contemplates the notion of proximity, interconnection, and belonging. Whether through contemporary references to traditional crafts techniques; the use of locally sourced materials such as wool, lichen, steel, and wood; or playful visualisations of the notion itself, the selected pieces illustrate the importance of closeness, interconnection, and kinship in uncertain times. Featuring pieces by Andrea Santivanez, Andréason & Leibel, Ebba Lindgren, Förstberg Ling, Jóna Berglind Stefánsdóttir, Lab La Bla, Lisa Darland, Louise Hederström, Moa Lönn, and Studio M. Organised by Form/Design Center in Malmö, Sweden, Southern Sweden Design Days is an annual event currently in its second edition, which highlights sustainability, collaboration, development, and innovation in design. This year’s theme, as described by the event organisers, “[reflects] on the notion of being close – the connection between people, cities, countries, species, professions, etc”. The physical exhibition of “PROXIMITY” will take place at Lokstallarna, Södra Bulltoftavägen 51, 212 22 Malmö from 19 - 22 May 2022.